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7) Discuss the Significance, composition and key functions of National Crisis Management Committee(NCMC).(250 words)

Topic: Disaster and disaster management.

7) Discuss the Significance, composition and key functions of National Crisis Management Committee(NCMC).(250 words)

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Why this question:

Recently the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) under the chairmanship of Sh. P. K. Sinha, Cabinet Secretary, met again to take stock of the preparatory measures arising out of the Cyclonic Storm ‘Fani’. Thus it is important for us to know the working of NCMC and its importance.

Key demand of the question:

The answer must provide for a detailed explanation about the role played NCMC in handling crisis circumstances like that of cyclone Fani to effectively mitigate such situations.

Directive word:

DiscussThis is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer

Introduction:

write a few introductory lines about the importance of such committees.

Body:

Answers must discuss the following aspects :

  • About NCMC- At the national level, Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) and National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) are the key committees involved in the top-level decision-making with respect to Disaster Management (DM). It deals with major crisis which have serious or national ramifications.
  • Its composition – Cabinet Secretary (Chairperson). Secretaries of Ministries / Departments and agencies with specific Disaster management responsibilities.
  • Its key functions – Oversee the Command, Control and Coordination of the disaster response.  Give direction to the Crisis Management Group (CMG) as deemed necessary.

Conclusion –

Conclude with significance of such organs in handling crisis situations.

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