Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and his minister Vinod Tawde were seen attending the 4th World Congress on Disaster Management which was held at IIT Bombay. It is the first time that a World Congress is being held for the first time in Mumbai.
The 4th edition of the World Congress on Disaster Management was attended by researchers, academics, experts, policymakers and other stakeholders. The theme of this year's world congress is ‘The future we want: bridging gaps between promises and action’ with the aim to reduce disasters by 2030.
Devendra Fadnavis took to Instagram to share the news about the event, He wrote: It was nice to meet the representatives and interact on the technology and tools to prevent or manage disasters. Devendra Fadnavis also stressed on reducing human & financial losses while taking efforts for disaster management and advocates more use of Artificial Intelligence, integrated efforts of all the stakeholders and modern technologies.
Devendra Fadnavis was accompanied by minister Vinod Tawde and Chandrakant Dada Patil who were left quite impressed with the show put up at IIT Bombay. Vinod Tawde took to Twitter to share the news. He wrote: With over 1000 international delegates and world-class technology, the future of effective disaster management in India seems promising.
Devendra Fadnavis also released a book with 450 research papers on this occasion. He said, "I am confident that 4th World Congress on Disaster Management will deliberate in this direction & when we are sitting and brainstorming in IIT, innovation is bound to happen! Let us all take an integrated approach than working in silos
In picture: Devendra Fadnavis takes a stroll through different stalls as delegates showcase new and innovative technologies and tools to manage disaster in near future.
At the launch of the 4th World Congress on Disaster Management, Fadnavis was quoted saying, "Disaster Management is an extremely important aspect for achieving sustainable goals and many NGOs are working in hand with administration in this sector. We are also working to reduce emission level by 2030 with various measures.
Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation and Public Works, Chandrakant Patil was also present at attended the event with his leader Devendra Fadnavis and fellow minister Vinod Tawde.
The Disaster Management Initiatives and Convergence Society was established in 2005 after the tsunami to enhance understanding and awareness of disaster management and mitigation measures.
The first Congress was held in 2008 in Hyderabad and inaugurated by former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. Two meetings were later held in 2015 and 2017 in Visakhapatnam.
In picture: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis looks on as delegates show a demo of the tools built to counter disaster management.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and his minister Vinod Tawde were seen attending the 4th World Congress on Disaster Management at IIT Bombay. The Chief Minister was left quite impressed with the kind of tools and technologies that were on display at the event. He took to Instagram to give insights about the event. We have pictures. (All Pictures/Instagram Devendra Fadnavis)
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