Shri. Mohd. Shahid Absar, IPS, Secretary (Home) and Coordinator, MPSDMA
Shri Saurabh Kumar, Deputy Director, MPSDMA
Prior to his joining SDMA on deputation, Shri Saurabh Kumar has served Disaster Management Institute, Bhopal for more than 19 years. Mr. Kumar is Master of Science (M.Sc) – in Chemistry, trained at Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC), Bangkok, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, and all the Modules of Incident Command System in INDIA AND U.S. He has worked as senior faculty with over 20 years of working experience in the field of Industrial and natural disaster management. He has coordinated Police Training in Disaster Management in the State of Madhya Pradesh, Capacity Building Programme in joint collaboration with SDERF, M.P. He has developed Standard Operating Procedure (SoP) for Flood Management in the State of Madhya Pradesh and Incident Reporting System for SDMA. At present in SDMA, Shri Saurabh Kumar is in-charge Officer of Training and Capacity Building Division of SDMA and has additional charge of Media and Documentation division also.
Dr Dilip Kumar Singh, Deputy Director, MPSDMA
Before joining SDMA on depuation, Dr Dilip Kumar Singh has served Disaster Management Institute, Bhopal for more than 15 years. Dr Singh is Master of Technology (M.Tech) - In Applied Geology (Gold Medalist) from prestigious National Institute of Technology (NIT), Raipur, PhD in Geological-Geotechnical hazard Management, trained at Asian Institute of Technology & Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC) works as senior faculty with over 19 years of working experience in the field of natural resources management, geological, hydrological and geotechnical hazard management, ICS training and application of science and technology in disaster management. To his credit are over 12 research paper publications, 17 consultancy assignments and prestigious training programs for the government official of Madhya Pradesh and other states across India besides a national Hockey and Kho-Kho Player. Prior to joining DMI has worked with the EPCO, Govt of MP and AMPRI (RRL-CSIR) Govt of India and Nippon Koi Company Limited (NKCL) under Overseas Economic Cooperation fund, Govt of Japan. At present, in SDMA, Dr. Dilip Kumar Singh is in-charge Officer of Research and Policy Development Division of SDMA and has additional charge of Finance Planning and Coordination division also.
Shri Ashim Sen, Assistant Director, MPSDMA
Shri Ashim Sen is Masters in Electronics and Communication Engineering with specialisation in Communication Systems. After his selection through UPSC, Shri Sen joined Directorate of Coordination (Police Wireless), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. In his parent department (DCPW, MHA) he was posted as Assistant Director (Group-A) at POLNET (Police Satellite Communication Network) Hub at New Delhi and was responsible for ensuring round the clock satellite communication between nationwide VSAT terminals of DCPW, Central Armed Police Forces and State/UT Police Forces. He was actively involved in all satellite communication matters which include transmission of voice calls and data pertaining to relief and rescue operation during natural disasters / calamities through POLNET. Shri Sen joined State Disaster Management Authority (Government of Madhya Pradesh) on deputation and presently in-charge of Operation and Coordination Division, International Cooperation and New Technology Development Division and Administrative Division.