Kohima: The quarter meeting of the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) was held on Wednesday at DPDB Hall Kohima
Highlighting an overview of IDRN, Senior Technical Director and DIO, DIC Kohima, J.G Lorin Rengma stated that IDRN was a nation-wide electronic inventory of resources that enlists equipment and human resources, collated from districts, states and national level line departments and agencies.
Stating that it was a web-based platform, for managing the inventory of equipment, skilled human resources and critical supplies for emergency response. He added that the Primary focus of the IDRN portal (idrn.nidm.gov.in) was to enable the decision-makers to find answers on the availability of equipment and human resources required to combat any emergency situation which database would also enable them to assess the level of preparedness for specific disasters.
He also informed that to update data in IDRN, District Collectors or Magistrates are the authorized officials to get the latest information about disaster management resources available with various line departments and agencies and uploaded in the portal, using services of District Informatics Officers.
During the meeting, CMO Kohima mentioned that the positivity rate of Covid 19 has been declining to 2.6% from10th September till date. She suggested to the members to reinforce covid protocol to minimize the impact of the third wave. She also informed that 2nd dose vaccine will be available for Vaccination at any of the sub-centres every Wednesday in Kohima town
The meeting was chaired by DC Kohima Gregory Thejawelie. He also informed the line departments to prepare a disaster Management Action plan within one month.