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MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION

 

1

Whereas  it   is  considered  necessary to  set  up  an  organization to  co-ordinate   the   work  of   Scientific  and   Technological   Research   Institutions  to  ameliorate  the  drought conditions  in the Karnataka State

2.

Whereas  further   it  is considered necessary to prepare science and Technology  plans relevant to the amelioration  of drought  in  the  state  and  also  to   establish  effective   Communication  and other   links   among   and  co-ordinate  the    activities  of  centre of    Scientific   and Technological Research, Meteorology,  Agriculture, Ground  Water resources,  Dry land farming,   Water-shed development, Soil survey, surface water resources, command area   development,  Remote  sensing,  Government  agencies   in order  to  promote  the  application  of  Science  and Technology of mitigation  adverse  impact  of Drought  and   stabilization of agricultural production in the state.

3.

It is now  decided that the  Drought Monitoring Cell (herein after called  the  DMC  )  should be established as  society   registered under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960, to function in  accordance  with the Rules and  Regulations appended hereto, in furtherance of the following objectives.

3.1

To  identify  the  Scientific  and   Technological inputs required to tackle and drought problem in Karnataka.

3.2

To undertake studies needed to utilize such inputs for alleviation of impact of drought and for drought proofing

3.3

To  suggest   programmes of action designed to deal with drought problem

3.4

To   develop  a  database  on  the  various   drought  related   factors  such   as  Precipitation, Evapotranspiration, Groundwater levels and resources, Surface water bodies, Land use, Soils, 
Forest cover etc.

3.5

To disseminate timely and reliable information on intensity of drought causing factors through media and other means.

3.6

To develop patterns from individual manifestation of drought in order to relate them to the type and extend of services needed.

3.7

To relate them to the type and extend of services needed in order to ensure a functional flow of information and other technological inputs needed to ameliorate the drought conditions.

3.8

To initiate, support and co-ordinate applied research programmes in universities and other institutions in  areas  identified  to  be  specifically  suitable for  the alleviation of  impact  of  drought and drought proofing.

3.9

To develop Science and Technology plans relevant to tackle the drought problem in the state.

3.10

To undertake activities of the kind mentioned are 3.1 to 3.9 above of the Memorandum of Association (MOA) for problems connected with the hydrometerological events.

4

The administration and management of the affairs and finances of the DMC shall be conducted by its Executive Committee constituted under rule 8 of the Rules. The first Executive committee consists of  the following:

4.1

Principal Secretary to Government 
Dept. of Planning , Statistics and Science & Technology ,
Government of Karnataka , M S Building,
Bangalore

Chairman  

4.2

Principal Secretary to Government                                         
Revenue Department , Government of
Karnataka
M.S. Building
, Bangalore  

Co-Chairman

4.3

Secretary to Government , Irrigation  Department , 
Government of Karnataka  ,
M.S. Building , Bangalore .

Member

4.4

Secretary                                      
Finance Department
Vidhana Soudha    

Member

4.5

Joint Secretary,
Dept. of Science and Technology 
M.S.Building,
Bangalore                       

Member

4.6

Executive Secretary
Karnataka State
Council of Science & Technology
Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore     

Member

4.7

Director
Dept. of Economics & Statistics   
M.S.Building,
Bangalore       

Member

4.8

Director general of Meteorology
Indian Meteorological Department
NEW
Delhi
or his nominee 

Member 

4.9

Director
Dept. of Mines & Geology
Bangalore

Member 

4.10

Director
Dept. of Agriculture
Seshadri Road
, Bangalore
   

Member 

4.11

Vice Chancellor / Representative
University
of Agricultural Sciences,
Hebbal,
Bangalore    

Member 

4.12

Director
Karnataka State
Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre,
9th Floor,
BWSSB Building,
Cauvery Bhavan,
Bangalore  

Member-Convener

5

The Registered office of the KSNDMC shall be situated in the, 9th Floor, Cauvery Bhavan, BWSSB Building,Bangalore-560009. All communications in respect of the KSNDMC shall be addressed to the Director, Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre , BWSSB Building, 9th Floor, Cauvery Bhavan, Bangalore-560 009.

6

The Results and Regulation of the KSNDMC are appended

 

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Yelahanka Bangalore - 560 064, Karnataka, INDIA,
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