Environmental Studies and Disaster Management for +3 1st year in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Higher Education department has introduced a new course ‘Environmental Studies and Disaster Management’ for +3 1st year Arts, Science and Commerce students from this year as a compulsory subject.

With the introduction of the new subject, the students will learn about disaster management, said Higher Education Minister Arun Kumar Sahoo.

Earlier on May 29, the Council of Ministers passed the resolution to make disaster and pandemic preparedness a part of the curriculum of the schools and colleges.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had also said that every student, elected representative, government official and Misson Shakti members would be trained in disaster and pandemic preparedness.