|To assist the Dy. Commissioner in preparation of District Disaster Management Plan (DDMP).
To prepare Disaster Management Plan for his/her own Department (DMPD) and the subordinate units of the department like police stations, duty stations, vital installations, schools, hospitals etc.
To convey such (DMPDs) to the Emergency operation Centre (EOC NE).
To provide desirable staff for disasters preparedness among communities by generating awareness and building capacities.
To assist in preparation of Community Based Disaster Management plan (CBDM) and training to the DMTs for various operations of disasters.
To organize regular sensitization cum training on disaster management for their own departmental staff.
To constitute/update and train Quick Response Teams (QRTs) and Field Response Teams (FRTs) at their department level.
To coordinate the Support Agencies of the Emergency Support Functions (ESFs) and organize periodic meetings.
To organize Mock Drills in their own departments level and the subordinate units level biannually in coordination with the DC (NE).
To assist the functioning of District emergency Operation Centre.
To coordinate with the Dy. Commissioner during emergency and providing appropriate help.
To report to the Chairman of DDMC periodically on progress on disaster preparedness in their department
To provide all possible human resource/equipment resources/communication resources available in the department to the Incident Commander in a disaster situation.
To provide all possible human resource/equipment resources to the deputy commissioner for organizing training programmes on disaster management.
To promote the disaster resistant technologies and seismic engineering in construction pertaining to the department.
To negotiate/implement retrofitting methods for the existing vital/lifeline installations under the department.
Any other responsibility as the Incident Commander cum Chairman of DDMC allocates, as per the Disaster Management Act.