SAADRI - Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management,Indian Institue of Technology Roorkee

South Asia Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (SAADRI) at CoEDMM, IIT Roorkee

  • Formed on 13th November 2020 [Notification]

  • At the formation stage, SAADRI will start with members from 5 South Asian countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka, and it will co-opt members from other countries too. 

  • The SAADRI Secretariat can be reached at and

  • SAADRI Program Advisors: 

    • Professor B. Misra, Emeritus Professor, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi

    • Professor M. L. Sharma, Professor, Department of Earthquake Engineering and Joint Faculty at CoEDMM, IIT Roorkee

  • SAADRI Secretary-General: Professor Mahua Mukherjee, Department of Architecture and Planning and Joint Faculty at CoEDMM, IIT Roorkee

  • Inaugural SAADRI Lecture Series and the SAADRI Website Launch programme to be held during 11:00 - 13:00 hrs (IST) on 2nd April 2021New.