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  • 20 May, 2020

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National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC)

National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC)

  • At the national level, Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) and National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) are the key committees involved in the top-level decision-making with respect to Disaster Management (DM).
  • A National Crisis Management Committee(NCMC) has been constituted in the Cabinet Secretariat.
  • It deals with major crisis which have serious or national ramifications.

Key functions:

  • Oversee the Command, Control and Coordination of the disaster response.
  • Give direction to the Crisis Management Group (CMG) as deemed necessary.

Composition:

  • Cabinet Secretary (Chairperson).
  • Secretaries of Ministries / Departments and agencies with specific Disaster management responsibilities.

Source: PIB


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