Video: Disaster Risk Reduction in India: Recent Lessons and Strategies for the Future

The State of the Environment – #PlanetTalks with Prof Anil K. Gupta on Disaster Risk Reduction in India: Recent Lessons and Strategies for the Future


#IMPRI Center for Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development (CECCSD), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to an IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk series –

The State of the Environment – #PlanetTalks

Disaster Risk Reduction in India:
Recent Lessons and Strategies for the Future

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

Date: April 27, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live


Anil K Gupta edited

Prof Anil K. Gupta
Head of Division, International Cooperation, Advisory Services, e-learning & Media Portfolio;
Director of Projects & CoE;
Full Professor of Policy Planning & Strategies,
National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), New Delhi


Himanshu Shekhar Mishra

Himanshu Shekhar Mishra
Senior Editor (Political and Current Affairs),
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV India)

V R Raman

V. R. Raman
National Convenor, Public Health Resource Network


Dr Simi Mehta

Dr Simi Mehta
CEO and Editorial Director, IMPRI, New Delhi

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  • Arjun Kumar

    Arjun Kumar is the Director of the Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. With training in development economics, he specialises in quantitative and qualitative research methods, econometrics and the use of statistical software to crunch big data. He has been a Visiting Faculty at the Institute for Human Development (IHD) amongst others and has been associated with several think tanks, research institutes, governments, civil society organisations, and private enterprises. He is President of a Jharkhand based NGO (registered in 2010), Manavdhara- a youth social organisation working for humanitarian causes in backward regions and for marginalised communities. He has also taught Economics at the University of Delhi. His research interests are in the economy, development studies, housing and basic amenities, urban and regional research, inclusive and sustainable development, data and evidence-based policy, and, research methods. He has several research publications to his credit and has experience of being involved in research projects of international and national repute. He is also a member and part of various government and non-government formed committees, groups, and advisory boards overseeing the deliberation as subject matter expert and for possessing strong research acumen. He is an avid writer and frequently writes on various dimensions of economic issues, policies, and their impact for several eminent media platforms.

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