Home Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate a two-day national level conference on "Capacity Building of SDRF-2017" here on Tuesday, an official said on Monday.
The conference, organised by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), would hold discussions to develop a synergy and to highlight the way ahead to strengthen the response capabilities of State Disaster Response Forces (SDRF).
"During the conference, various agenda points like streamlining the training process of SDRFs and conducting it in a planned and coordinated manner, strategy for joint efforts towards community preparedness, integrations of operational efforts between NDRF and SDRF, requirement and creation of training infrastructure in each state, creation of a pool of instructors, sharing of best practices, improving response time by SDRF's shall be discussed," a statement said.
The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on disaster management for differently-abled persons would also be released.
Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister P.K. Mishra and NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant would also participate in the conference.
The conference will also be attended by the Director Generals of Police of all states and union territories, Relief Commissioners and representatives from State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), India Meteorological Department (IMD), National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) and other stakeholders.