RIE was entrusted with the responsibility of conducting workshops on Disaster Management by Chandigarh Administration. RIE conducted a series of 20 3-day workshops on Disaster management in Collaboration with Chandigarh Administration. The workshops were organised for teachers of Chandigarh schools. RIE trained 1000 teachers starting from October 2018 to March 2019.
The workshops and the curriculum were designed by Dr Vandana Lunyal, Director RIE and Dr Jyoti Singh, Associate Professor. The core team members were:
Dr Vandana Lunyal (Curriculum Design)
Dr Bikram Rana (Coordination with RIE and Administration )
Dr Jyoti Singh (for initial coordination with task forces)
Dr Preeti Sharda (for subsequent coordination and keeping track of timings)
The RIE faculty taught on the workshops and for each workshop, a demonstration was given by the NDRF team. Demonstrations were also given by the Fire Department and for first aid. The main theme of the workshops was School safety.