Making Indian Cities Disaster and Climate Change Resilient: Towards Responsive and Actionable Urban Planning, Policy and Development
#WebPolicyLearning | NIDM and IMPRI | Making Indian Cities Disaster and Climate Change Resilient: Towards Responsive and Actionable Urban Planning, Policy and Development
National Institute of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home Affairs, and #IMPRI Center for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies (CHURS), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, invite you to
A 3-day Online Certificate Training Programme on
Making Indian Cities Disaster and Climate Change Resilient:
Towards Responsive and Actionable Urban Planning, Policy and Development
Dates: May 23-25, 2022
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom and YouTube Live (on the NIDM Channel)
Registration Fee: Free
Certificates will be provided on successful 80% attendance
Shri Taj Hassan, IPS
Executive Director, NIDM, New Delhi
Prof Anil K Gupta
Head ECDRM, NIDM, New Delhi
Dr Simi Mehta
CEO & Editorial Director, IMPRI
Tikender Singh Panwar (Moderator)
Former Deputy Mayor, Shimla; Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI
Dr Soumyadip Chattopadhyay
Associate Professor, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan; Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI, New Delhi
Prof Chetan Vaidya
Independent Urban Advisor; Former Director, School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), New Delhi and National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), New Delhi
Senior Editor (Political and Current Affairs), New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV India)
Prof Souvanic Roy
Professor, Department of Architecture, Town and Regional Planning, and, Founder-Director, School of Ecology, Infrastructure and Human Settlement Management, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur
Prof V. P. Sati
Professor, Department of Geography and Resource Management, Mizoram University
Dr Madhu Verma
Chief Economist, World Resources Institute (WRI), New Delhi
Dr Joy Elamon
Director-General, Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA), Thrissur
Joint Commissioner, Department of Municipal Administration, Government of Maharashtra
Prof K. K. Pandey
Professor, Urban Management, and Coordinator, Centre for Urban Studies, Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), New Delhi
Senior Programme Coordinator, ICLEI South Asia
Organising Team & Presentations:
Dr Sweta Baidya Das, Dr Kopal Verma, Fatima Amin & Harshit Sharma, NIDM;
Utkarsh Dwivedi, Diya Goswami, Karnika A. & Riya Shah, IMPRI
About the Course
This three-day online training course would provide a sound interdisciplinary introduction to the basic understanding of urban policy, resilience, and sustainability, their inter-relationship as well as perspectives and variances, and how communities, policymakers, and the environment have connected them. It will explore possible ways and policy recommendations to create a resilient and sustainable urban ecosystem, where cities are not only resilient but liveable for all their inhabitants.
The course aims on how smart data and innovative solutions can be harnessed to increase urban resilience and sustainability, as well as ensure service delivery and quality of access to services for all citizens. The recent IPCC Sixth Assessment Report has highlighted the issues of urbanization and climate change and this program dwells into current debate to sensitize participants and to for capacity building.
Global disaster risk is increasing worldwide, threatening development gains, owing mainly to unplanned urban development, vulnerable livelihoods, and ecosystem degradation.
India is one of the world’s most vulnerable and risk-prone countries. Its people have dealt with a wide range of natural and man-made threats over the years. Rapid population increase, high densities, poverty, and wide disparities in access to housing, public services, and infrastructure have contributed to the rise in vulnerability during the last few decades, particularly in India’s metropolitan areas.
Climate change is expected to increase the frequency and intensity of current hazards, the probability of extreme events, as well as spur the emergence of new threats (e.g., sea-level rise and new vulnerabilities with differential spatial and socioeconomic impacts), which are expected to degrade further the resilience of poor, vulnerable communities, which account for one-quarter to one-half of the population in most Indian cities.
In Indian cities, the overall risk is often connected to vulnerability rather than hazard exposure. As a result, it is essential to consider several processes that are rapidly altering India’s urban landscape, including policy formulation, execution, and impact, which affect the vulnerability of various communities and stakeholders and their capability to adapt to long-term hazards.
This three-day online training programme aims to bring together professionals from academia, civic society, and the commercial and entrepreneurial sectors to start a critical discourse for our time. The overall goal of this programme is to provide a solid interdisciplinary introduction to the fundamental concepts of urban policy, resilience, and sustainability, as well as their interrelationships, perspectives, and variations, and how communities, policymakers, and the environment have linked them. It will explore possible approaches and policy recommendations for developing a resilient and sustainable urban environment in which cities are not only resilient but also liveable for all of their residents.
Urban practitioners, Research scholars, university students, members of civil society, social entrepreneurs.
• Early and Mid-career professionals and researchers with interest and experience on urban spaces and urban development.
• Graduate students and senior year undergraduate students with interest urban spaces and urban development.
Undergraduates (Pursuing and Above), basic english comprehension as sessions will be in English, & Access to Internet
Process of Registration: #WebPolicyLearning on Making Indian Cities Disaster and Climate Change Resilient: Towards Responsive and Actionable Urban Planning, Policy and Development
- Click on the Register link on the page https://training.nidm.gov.in
- Register on the NIDM Training Portal
- After creating a profile, select the “Online Training on Making Indian Cities Disaster and Climate Change Resilient: Towards Responsive and Actionable Urban Planning, Policy and Development” on the Training Portal and click on Enroll Now.
- You will receive an email with further details to join the meeting with the Zoom link.
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Registration Deadline Time - 12:00 AM