Disaster Mitigation Centre

Faculty Faculty of Social Sciences
Dean Prof. K. Chandra Kumar
College University College of Arts, Commerce & Law- Departments / Centres
Established Year 1991
Website http://nagarjunauniversity.ac.in
Head of the Department Dr.K.Balachandrudu
Telephone No. Extn:146
Ph.D awards
MPhil awards
Courses Offered M.Phil (P.T)
Sanctioned Intake


The Disaster Mitigation centre is basically a research centre and the nature of work includes, extension and dissimulation of information on mitigation of natural calamities. It is intended to develop a documentation centre and act as a clearing house for dissemination of information on disasters, and undertake extension activity on a modest scale to improve public awareness in the realness of inter-disciplinary social science Knowledge.

Particulars of Teaching staff

Name of the teacher Designation Qualification
Dr. Balachandrudu K. Director M.A.,PhD
Research Activities    
Disaster Mitigation, disaster Management, Disaster Preparedness, Community based Approach.
Academic Achievements    
It has undertaken surveys of successive major flood affected areas in A.P in 1977,1979,1980,1983,1984,1986,1990, and 1996and Communicated findings to the state government. The D.M.C has collaboration with the I.I.T.C (Madras) in the planning Commission project. Co-sponsored two seminars/ wwu-shops with N.G.O