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State Executive Committee

The state government has constituted a State Executive Committee (SEC) to assist the State Disaster Management Authority in the performance of its functions and to coordinate action in accordance with the guidelines laid down by APSMDA and ensure the compliance of directions issued by the State Government to achieve disaster resilience.

Under Notification – III issued with the concurrence of Finance Department vide their U.O No.8442/371/A2/Exp. Rev./07 dated 29.10.2007, the Government of Andhra Pradesh constituted a State Executive Committee (SEC) for the State of Andhra Pradesh consisting of the following members.

State Executive Committee Composition :

  • The Chief Secretary – Chairperson, Ex-Officio.
  • Principal Secretary/Secretary, Finance - Member.
  • Principal Secretary/Secretary, Finance - Member.
  • Principal Secretary, PR & RD - Member.
  • Principal Secretary, I & CAD – Member.
  • Commissioner for Disaster Management – Member Convener.
  • Principal Secretary, LET & F – Permanent Co-opted Member.
(in view of observations of previous SDMA meeting, orders were issued that Prl. Secretary to Government, LET & F Dept. Co-opted as permanent member of the State Executive Committee – vide G.O Ms No. 151, Revenue (DM.III) Dept. Dt. 13.02.2008.)

Functions of the State Executive Committee:

  • The State Executive Committee shall have the responsibility for implementing the National Plan and State Plan and act as the coordinating and monitoring body for management of disaster in the State.
  • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the National Policy, the National Plan and the State Plan;
  • Examine the vulnerability of different parts of the State to different forms of disasters and specify measures to be taken for their prevention or mitigation;
  • Lay down guidelines for preparation of disaster management plans by the departments of the Government of the State and the District Authorities;
  • Monitor the implementation of disaster management plans prepared by the departments of the Government of the State and District Authorities;
  • Evaluate preparedness at all governmental or non-governmental levels to respond to any threatening disaster situation or disaster and give directions, where necessary, for enhancing such preparedness;
  • Coordinate response in the event of any threatening disaster situation or disaster;
  • Give directions to any Department of the Government of the State or any other authority or body in the State regarding actions to be taken in response to any threatening disaster situation or disaster;
  • Promote general education, awareness and community training in regard to the forms of disasters to which different parts of the State are vulnerable and the measures that may be taken by such community to prevent the disaster, mitigate and respond to such disaster;
  • Advise, assist and coordinate the activities of the Departments of the Government of the State, District Authorities, statutory bodies and other governmental and non-governmental organizations engaged in disaster management;
  • Provide necessary technical assistance or give advice to District Authorities and local authorities for carrying out their functions effectively;
  • Advise the State Government regarding all financial matters in relation to disaster management;
  • Examine the construction, in any local area in the State and, if it is of the opinion that the standards laid for such construction for the prevention of disaster is not being or has not been followed, may direct the District Authority or the local authority, as the case may be, to take such action as may be necessary to secure compliance of such standards;
  • Advise the State Government regarding all financial matters in relation to disaster management;
  • Provide information to the National Authority relating to different aspects of disaster management;
  • Lay down, review and update State level response plans and guidelines and ensure that the district level plans are prepared, reviewed and updated;
  • Ensure that communication systems are in order and the disaster management drills are carried out periodically;
  • Perform such other functions as may be assigned to it by the State Authority or as it may consider necessary.

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