National Crisis Management Committee – UPSC Prelims

  • Government of India had set up a Standing National Crisis Management Committee for effective implementation of relief measures in the wake of natural calamities.
  • The committee is headed by Cabinet Secretary.
  • It also includes Secretaries of Ministries / Departments and agencies with specific Disaster management responsibilities.
  • The key functions of the committee include :
    • oversee the Command, Control and Coordination of the disaster response and
    • give direction to the Crisis Management Group(CMG) as deemed necessary.

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