Name of the Institute: RedR Organization
Area of expertise: Disaster responses, Disaster risk reduction, Disaster training
Company Profile: Experts from RedR organization has contributed for developing our
modules of Cert. program in disaster management. RedR India is a nonprofit organization
that works for disaster situation by selecting, training and providing competent and
committed personnel to humanitarian programmes worldwide. RedR is also involved in
handling emergencies, relief work and disaster risk reduction. RedR India prepare
effective and efficient disaster responses and risk reduction by designing training courses
for International and National NGOs, UN Agencies and Governments.
Name: Dr. Sonopant Joshi
Qualifications: MSc (Nursing), MSc (DM), PhD
Designation: Professor & Head, Research & Statistics, Symbiosis College of Nursing, Pune
Areas of Expertise: Disaster management, Disaster preparedness, Research & community
Current Profile: With more than three decades of academic experience Dr. S.G. Joshi is
proficient in community health nursing & disaster management. He is on editorial board
member of many international journals. With numerous articles published in reputed
national & international journals, he is also a recipient of Nurse Research Award
bestowed by Trained Nurses Association of India. Currently he is working as a Professor
and Head, Research & Statistics at Symbiosis College of Nursing, Pune.
Name: Col. Sameer Mehrotra
Qualifications: MBBS, MD (HA), DNB, Dipl. in Disaster Mgt.
Designation: Assistant professor, Dept. of Hospital Administration, AFMC
Areas of Expertise: Administration, Disaster risk planning, Disaster preparedness.
Current Profile: With a glorious career spanning for more than two decades Col. Sameer
Mehrotra is an acclaimed academician, serving Armed forces. Apart from teaching he is
also involved in training, capacity building of students & delivered sessions for numerous
conferences. Developing guidelines on hospital safety with NDMA, Govt of India he has
contributed for projects funded by DRDO, ICMR & AFMRC. Currently he is working as
assistant professor, Dept. of Hospital Administration, AFMC Pune.
Name: Col. V. N. Supanekar
Designation: National Trainer in Incident Response System and Crowd Management.
Areas of Expertise: Disaster Management, Disaster planning, Response System and Crowd
Current Profile: With his glorious career spanning over 26 years he has served Army in
Artillery branch. Presently working in the field of disaster management with Govt. of
Maharashtra for training activities & he is also involved in planning of disaster plan for
various national as well as international institutes & events. He has numerous
publications on Response Management in International and National flora.