Centre of Excellence in Disaster MItigation and Management, under the patronage of IIT Roorkee came into being in 2010, with the sole purpose of conducting educational program, facilitating cutting edge research and training on disasters, vulnerability and their mitigation.
Come to the 2012, the centre launched the very first Post-Graduate studies in this field. A two year long Masters' Program (M.Tech.), prides itself of encompassing the intricate details of almost every disaster our nation faces.Manifesting its incredible brilliance by composing to create a National Database for rapid dissemination of information and knowledge, the centre aims to serve the most integral need of the nation in time of disaster. Speaking of dexterity, the centre boasts of multidisciplinary research and educational arena.
The prioriy mingles the gray-matter of Computer Science, Civil Enginners, Architects, Geologists, Mathematicians and many more. Apart from looking into the social aspects of the disaster, be it natural or man-made, the trainees are nurtured and prepped to bring forth innovative technologies for effective mitigation and unprecedented management skills to maneuver disasters for overall benefit of the society.