NDMA statement on Coimbatore incident 

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National Disaster Management Authority
National Disaster Management Authority
NDMA statement on Coimbatore incident 

It has come to the notice of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) through various media reports that a college girl, Kumari N. Logeswari, a student of Kovai Kalaimagal College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, died during a disaster preparedness drill conducted by an individual, – Arumugham.

It is unfortunate that this incident has happened and we have lost a young life. The NDMA expresses heartfelt condolences to the family. However, the National Disaster Management Authority wasn’t involved in this drill. The trainer wasn’t authorized by NDMA to conduct such a drill. NDMA does not approve of such drills to be undertaken without adequate preparation and safety measures.