National Migrant Information System (NMIS) developed 

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  • May 19, 2020
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National Migrant Information System (NMIS) developed 

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Disaster Management

In News:

  • National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has developed ‘National Migrant Information System (NMIS)’. 
  • It is a central online repository on Migrant Workers to facilitate their seamless movement across States.

Important value additions:

National Disaster Management Authority

  • It is an apex Body of Government of India, with a mandate to lay down policies for disaster management. 
  • It was established through the Disaster Management Act in 2005.
  • It comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • Headquarters: New Delhi. 
  • The Prime Minister is the ex-officio chairperson of the NDMA, who chairs a 9-member board. 
  • It is responsible for: 
    • framing policies, 
    • laying down guidelines and best-practices
    • coordinating with the State Disaster Management Authorities (SDMAs). 

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