Center of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management (CoEDMM) has been established with the aim of conducting educational programme, cutting edge research and training on disasters, vulnerability and their mitigation. Creation of a National Database for rapid dissemination of information and knowledge is also an objective.
The centre is a multidisciplinary research and education centre. Main aim of the educational programme is to impart advanced knowledge on technical and managerial skills to the professionals to make them equipped with innovative technologies for effective mitigation and management of disasters for overall benefit of the society.
The Centre aims to achieve excellence in key areas of education and research at par with international standards. Regional issues especially related with Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Floods, Cyclones and their early warnings are other focus areas.
The centre has faculty with domain expertise in Earthquake, Landslide, Cyclones, Floods, Tsunami and Geomatic Technology. Research and consultancy projects are carried out through sponsored funding from Govt. of India and other National and International funding agencies.