Launch of e-Course on Vulnerability Atlas of India on 29th August, 2019 


Shri Hardeep S Puri, Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs launched the e-Course on Vulnerability Atlas of India. The e-course is offered by the School of Planning & Architecture (SPA), New Delhi and Building Materials & Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC), Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs. It is a unique course that offers awareness and understanding about natural hazards, helps identify regions with high vulnerability with respect to various hazards (earthquakes, cyclones, landslides, floods, etc.) and specifies district-wise level of damage risks to the existing housing stock. The e-course will be a tool for effective & efficient disaster mitigation & management in the field of Architecture, Civil Engineering, Urban & Regional Planning, Housing & Infrastructure Planning, Construction Engineering & Management and Building & Materials Research. The registration to e-Course on Vulnerability Atlas of India will be through SPA’s website