National Civil Defence College, Nagpur

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"The National Civil Defence College will be a nationally recognized center of excellence for 'all hazard responder training' for emergency responders and security services in India".

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NCDC gets Business School Award

The National Civil Defence College, Nagpur was honoured with the Education Leadership Award in the field of Disaster Management by the Dewang Mehta Foundation Trust during the 21st Dewang Mehta Business School Awards function at Taj Lands End, Mumbai on 23rd October 2013.

The Dewang Mehta Business Award recognizes talent and leadership among the Educational Institutes across India. NCDC was given the Award in recognition of Leadership, Development, Innovation and Industry interface. The Chairman of the jury was Dr. Prasad Medury, Partner, Amrop India Consultants Ltd. A Historic day for NCDC, Nagpur and a magnificent achievement never attained before in the past 56 years ... and getting the Award without applying/representing itself speaks of the tremendous impact NCDC is making by its performance. The credit for this Award goes to the faculty and staff of NCDC, Nagpur and also to the officers, trainers and volunteers of Civil Defence in India. All of them have made us proud today by rendering selfless services for safety of all Indians.

Mainstreaming of Civil Defence Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the ‘Plan Scheme of Mainstreaming Civil Defence in Disaster Risk Reduction’ here today. Speaking on the occasion Shri Rajnath Singh said the Plan scheme provides Rs. 290 crore during 12th Five Year Plan for Civil Defence. He said the number of rural districts covered under this scheme will increase from 100 to 240 districts. The Home Minister said the Civil Defence Organization creates a sense of confidence among the people. Rajnath Singh stressed on the need to strengthen the Civil Defence and make it more effective. Exhorting the Civil Defence volunteers to earn their due place and respect in society, the Home Minister assured he will seek adequate funds for the Civil Defence Organisation. He called upon the officials to firm up a proposal to introduce a syllabus on Civil Defence in the CBSE curriculum. Addressing the gathering, Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Kiren Rijiju said Civil Defence is service to the nation and we should improve and strengthen the civil defence concept. He said the Civil Defence must run as a campaign with increased awareness level. Calling for synergy from the top to bottom, Shri Rijiju said schemes drafted on the drawing board must reach the ground level. Lauding the contribution of Civil Defence volunteers in disaster management, Secretary (Border Management) Smt. Sneh Lata Kumar said the Civil Defence must form part of the district level planning. She said a sum of Rupees 15 crores has been earmarked for the modernization of the National Civil Defence College and over Rs.200 crores for the National Fire Service College, both based in Nagpur. Earlier, the Director General, Civil Defence, Home Guards and Fires Services Shri RR Verma sought better remuneration and an insurance scheme for the Civil Defence volunteers besides morale boosting incentives to go along with the ceremonial medals awarded to meritorious volunteers. During the function Shri Rajnath Singh presented Civil Defence medals to the awardees. The Union Home Minister also released a publication ‘Mainstreaming Civil Defence in Disaster Risk Reduction plan scheme.’ Representatives of Civil Defence from various states and Union Territories attended today`s function at Vigyan Bhawan.

President's HG & CD Meritorious Service Medal Awarded by Hon'ble Home Minister during Launch of Mainstreaming of CD Program at Delhi on 20th August 2014

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Vision -

"To provide a premier hands-on training center with realistic training to induce protection and safety of responders, the public and the environment in order to nurture a culture of responsive and preventive management of disasters".

Value Statment -

"The NCDC has and will continue to build capacities, beliefs and core values of safety, self preservation, teamworkand voluntarism through its training endeavours".

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Objective -

  • To plan & organize specialized Training of Trainers on the basis of Skill development, enhancing knowledge and generating awareness for management of response to disasters.
  • To develop Hands-on Training programmes on realistic patterns.
  • To advise Ministry of Home Affairs in technical matters related to Civil Defence organisation & disaster response.
  • To assist the Ministry of Home Affairs in compilation of handbooks, manuals and other Civil Defence literature.



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