Capacity Building Activities
- Institute of Environmental Studies & Wetland Management (IESWM)
- Department of Bio-chemistry, Calcutta University
- Marine Aquarium & Regional Centre, Digha, Zoological Survey of India
- Department of Disaster Management
- Forest Directorate
Department of Disaster Management
The Department of Disaster Management under the IZM Project has also been embarked upon to conduct some training sessions which will help in mitigating the risks owing to the occurrence of natural hazards to a certain extent. The Search and Rescue training will be as per the standardized specification of Civil Defence Organization in the State. The First Aid training will cover all the major aspects of first-aid techniques. The training format will be as per the specification of Indian Red Cross Society and St. John Ambulance and the training will be imparted by the trained lecturers of the aforementioned organizations.
Teachers will be sensitized on basic disaster preparedness aspects and school safety measures to disseminate information to the students. School Education & Mass Education Departments of the government of West Bengal will be requested to keep at least one hour of time in a week for the students of high schools for disaster awareness generation.