Published on: December 8, 2022

National Crisis Management Committee

National Crisis Management Committee

Why in news?

The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) met and reviewed preparedness of Central Ministries/Agencies, and State/Union Territory Governments to review preparedness for the possible cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal.


About National Crisis Management Committee

  • It is a committee set up by the Government of India in the wake of a natural calamity for effective coordination and implementation of relief measures and operations.
  • Head: Cabinet Secretary.
  • Current Chairmen: Shri Rajiv Gauba
  • On the constitution of such a committee, the Agriculture Secretary shall provide all necessary information to and seek directions.
  • Composition of the Committee:-
  1. Cabinet Secretary Chairman
  2. Secretary to Prime Minister Member,
  3. Secretary (Ministry of Home Affairs) Member,
  4. Secretary (MCD) Member,
  5. Director (IB) Member, Secretary (R&AW) Member,
  6. Secretary (Agri & Cooperation.)
  7. Co-opted Member, An officer of Cabinet Secretariat. Convenor