Department Name:



Officer & Staff Name with Designation:

Ashis Kumar Mandal,AAEO

(BDMO In charge)

Brief description of Work:

As the representative of the Department of Disaster Management at the Block level, Block Disaster Management Officers play an important role in the evaluation, assessment and management of block level disaster management operations. The services of Block Disaster Management Officers are placed at the disposal of respective Panchayat Samities. They will discharge their responsibility with regard to the Panchayat Samity in addition to their normal duties for execution or implementation of schemes already assigned to the Gram Panchayats and Panchayat Samities by the Department of Disaster Management.

The main duties of the Block Disaster Management Officer in the Block level Disaster Management operation are mentioned below:

a. To assist the Block Development Officer in every kind of decision-making in connection with Disaster management operations,

b. Helping in sending periodical reports and returns in the implementation of various programmes related to disaster management to the appropriate authority,

e. Distribution of Relief Assistance and also to check whether the muster-rolls are being properly maintained,

g. To cause enquiries into application for Economic Rehabilitation Grants, Special Relief Assistance and distribution Relief materials,

j. To make detailed estimate of loss and damage during and after any disaster and prepare the reports,

m. To keep contact with the Prodhans of the Gram Panchayats (GP) and advise them in the preparation of Gram Panchayat Disaster Management Plan,

o. To keep constant contacts with members of the Gram Panchayats, Panchayat Samity, extension officers of all Line Departments, Non Governmental Organizations/ CBO.