HC office to assume added role in NSDMA

Kohima, January 13 (MExN): The Nagaland Government on Wednesday declared that the office of Home Commissioner will also function as Commissioner, Disaster Management/ Relief Commissioner and Administrative Head of Department (AHoD) for the Secretariat of Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), Home Department, established as per the provision of Disaster Management Act 2005 Section 14 (1).

According to a DIPR report, the NSDMA, Home Department will have the responsibilities of laying down plans, policies, guidelines, capacity building, resource mobilization including financial and manpower, coordinating with line departments and carry out activities related to Disaster Management to ensure compliance as per the provision of the Disaster Management Act 2005.