National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project Recruitment For Environment and Social Specialist and Other Vacancies–07

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Environment and Social Specialist

Local Community Mobiliser

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The Government of India has initiated the National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project (NCRMP) with a view to address cyclone risks in the country. The overall objective of the Project is to undertake suitable structural and non-structural measures to mitigate the effects of cyclones in the coastal states and UTs of India. National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) under the aegis of Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA) will implement the Project in coordination with participating State Governments and the National Institute for Disaster Management (NIDM). The Project has identified 13 cyclone prone States and Union Territories (UTs), with varying levels of vulnerability. These States/UT have further been classified into two categories, based on the frequency of occurrence of cyclone, size of population and the existing institutional mechanism for disaster management. These categories are:
Category I: Higher vulnerability States i.e. Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.
Category II: Lower vulnerability States i.e. Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Goa, Pondicherry, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Project Objectives :
The Project development objective of the NCRMP is to reduce vulnerability of coastal communities to cyclone and other hydro meteorological hazards through
(i) improved early warning dissemination systems
(ii)enhanced capacity of local communities to respond to disasters
(iii)improved access to emergency shelter, evacuation, and protection against wind storms, flooding and storm surge in high areas
(iv)strengthening DRM capacity at central, state and local levels in order to enable mainstreaming of risk mitigation measures into the overall development agenda.

Number of the posts:

Environment and Social Specialist : 01

Local Community Mobiliser : 06

Pay Scale:

Environment and Social Specialist : Category IX of GO (P)No.81/2019/Fin date 9- 7 2019, (Rs.31,920/month).

Local Community Mobiliser : Category V of GO (P)No. 81/2019/Fin date 9- 7-2019,(Rs.24,040/month).

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Environment and Social Specialist : 25-35 years

Local Community Mobiliser : 25-35 years


Environment and Social Specialist : M.Sc./M.Tech. in Environmental Science/Environmental Technology with at least 60% aggregate score.Minimum two (2) years of post qualification experience in environmental safeguard policies. Good knowledge of the prevailing R&R regulations/laws of the country, state and World Bank equivalent or experience in World Bank/ADB/JAICA

Local Community Mobiliser : Master of Social Work(MSW), M.Sc. Earth Sciences, M.Sc.
Environmental Sciences and/or Disaster Management with at least 60% aggregate score. Minimum two (2) years of post qualification experience in disaster management related
projects. Posting will be in any of the coastal districts in the state as decided by the

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