Special Centre for Disaster Research (SCDR)
A new academic research Centre at JNU which is also the first transdisciplinary research Centre has finally arrived on the JNU turf. The academic environment at JNU is already multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary at every centre but the new centre which has been given the name ‘Special Centre for Disaster Research’ is transdisciplinary in nature. Transdisciplinarity suggests that the nature of research would not be confined to strict parent disciplines of social sciences or natural sciences but transcend their boundaries and limitations to absorb both the scientific findings which provoke decision making and social sciences sensitivities to decipher and direct these findings to communities and institutions of decision making. The three key functional areas are, first; natural sciences, GIS and satellite imagery ,second; communities…..Read more
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- JNU-NIDM International Workshop , JNU New Delhi ,Transdisciplinary Disaster Research Programme, JNU-National Disaster Management Authority- and the Network of Asia- Pacific Schools and Institutions of Public Administration and Governance, Sri Lanka (NAPSIPAG)(Postponed till further notice).
- List of authors of the JNU- NIDM collaborative Disaster Research Programme upcoming book of “Vishakhapatnam Proceedings”
- JNU-NIDM collaborative Disaster Research Programme National workshop on “Urban Floods and Public Health”, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
- JNU- NIDM COLLABORATIVE DISASTER RESEARCH PROGRAMME UPCOMING BOOK
Disaster Management: Bleaching Resilience in the midst of Undaunted Communities of Manipur and its Neighborhood.
- DRP in Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Home Affairs of India Kirren Rijijus speech in the Parliament
JNU-NIDM collaborative programme on transdisciplinary Disaster Research Programme has remained a game changing initiative in Disaster research
- “Release of Annual Reports” with Hon’ble Minister of State for Home Affairs of India Kirren Rijiju.
The Reports provide a comprehensive view of the undertakings of the programmes adopted by Disaster Research Programme.
- “Issues in Governance and Politics of North-East India”
By: Mahendra Prasad SinghEditor,
- “Disaster Law: The Rubric of Institutional Preparedness in Disaster Risk Reduction”
By Prof. Amita Singh, Professor- center for the Study of Law and Governance, JNU