Although India has made remarkable progress in saving lives through proactive disaster preparedness and risk reduction, the country is also looking at building greater resilience of its communities and infrastructure to extreme events.
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Through consultations with interested government partners, five thematic key challenges have been identified. We are looking for disruptive technology solutions in the following areas:
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