This Department helps in establishing principles and guidelines on various aspects of Disaster Management and making the people increasingly resilient to disaster.
The focus is on reducing disaster risks and vulnerability through strengthening of government and non- government organizations, physical infrastructures and the
capacities of the communities in meeting the challenges posed by disasters in the State
The aims & objectives of the Department as envisaged in the bye-laws of the agency are :
To take up relief, restoration and reconstruction activities and measures for socio-economic revival for mitigating the damages caused or likely to be caused due to any disaster.
To take up programmes and schemes that will prevent occurrence of any disaster or minimize the damaging effect due to any disaster.
To undertake specific studies to identify programmes and schemes to be taken up to evaluate the various measures taken and suggest suitable action.