Special Centre for Disaster Research (SCDR)

About Us

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

DRP IN THE MINISTER’S SPEECH IN PARLIAMENT

COLLEGE CLUSTER
COLLEGE CLUSTER
Idea behind the creation of college clusters: JNU-DRP now Special Center for Disaster Research realized that DRR cannot be sustained without involving...
VIDEO CONFERENCING
VIDEO CONFERENCING
Disaster Research Programme, JNU launched a live video conference on 7th January, 2016 at 7:00 PM. The conference connected through the use ICT tool ...
NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP
National and International Workshops
The international workshop consists the undertakings of 2nd World congress on Disaster Management, 19th to 22nd November, 2015....
PUBLICATION
PUBLICATION
DRP succeeded in working towards two key texts which are presently under the process of publication and shall be released during the course of the year 2017.
LECTURE SERIES
Lecture Series
JNU DRP organized a series of lectures advocating the study of disaster Research and understanding for a large number of students, researchers and professors
RESEARCH
RESEARCH
Under The Spectrum Was Covered A Series Of Research “Exploring Social Sciences Perspectives In T Disaster Research. The Research Was Undertaken By Different Experts ..

CALENDAR OF EVENTS AT THE SPECIAL CENTRE FOR DISASTER RESEARCH IN 2018

  • Lecture Series of eminent experts selected from across the country in the area of disaster risk reduction, preparedness, disaster law and vulnerable communities. For further information Contact GAURIKA CHUGH 9599853905  (Second Thursday of every month)
  • Role of Media, Film Discourse and Round table discussion around nonhuman rights in Disaster Research, For further information Contact HOMOLATA BORAH 9821420294  (Fourth Tuesday every month)
  • ICSSR sponsored two week workshop on Capacity Building programme for faculty of all universities and colleges in the country and sponsored participants from NGOs and Government on ‘social sciences approach to Disaster Research’ : 5th – 18th February 2018 at HRDC/JNU. For further information Contact SCDR Office, 011-26741978
  • Three days Workshop and international conference in collaboration with Harvard University and experts from the International Network of Disaster Research . For further information Contact SCDR Office, 011-26741978
  • ‘Publish or Perish’. A series involving young students in their MPhil/PhD stages of research who would like to present their work/writings on DRR or wish to get trained in the writing and publishing on issues of disasters. For further information Contact NOOPUR MAURYA ,9425915279(First Monday every month).
    (First Monday every month).
  • An Open Competition for students in the MPhil/PhD stage They have to write a case study of Disaster management by Government and community collaboration from any part of India.
    • Case Study should be not more than 3000 words
    • Should be in ‘Doc-Word’not be in Pdf,
    • The authors cum researchers should give a certificate of originality and Age certificate for being under 30 years.
    • The case study should be able to highlight the management of vulnerability through collaboration between government, private organizations, communities and Capacity Building organizations..
    • The case study should be indicative of any progress made in mitigating disasters, protecting damage and losses to property and life resp.
    • The role of NDMA, SDMA,DDMA and NIDM should be narrated if they have done anything for the region.
    • Last date for applying: 12th February, 2018

For further information Contact SCDR Office, 011-26741978

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