Center of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management (CoEDMM) has been established with the aim of conducting the educational program, 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 center is a multidisciplinary research and education center. The main aim of the educational program 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 the overall benefit of the society.

The Center aims to achieve excellence in key areas of education and research at par with international standards. Regional issues especially related to Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Floods, Cyclones and their early warnings are other focus areas.

The center has faculty with domain expertise in Earthquake, Landslide, Cyclones, Floods, Tsunami and Geomatics Technology. Research and consultancy projects are carried out through sponsored funding from Govt. of India and other National and International funding agencies.