This Contract for Preparation of National Seismic Risk Mitigation Programme (NSRMP) was awarded to M/s DDF-AKDN JV (a joint venture between DDF Consultants Private Limited (DDF) and Aga Khan Agency for Habitat India (AKDN).
DDF Consultants Pvt. Ltd. was founded in 1997 The firm has experience in Disaster Risk Reduction which reflects in number of projects related with vulnerability assessment,condition assessment,retrofitting, upgradation of various types of educational and health buildings in India and abroad. The firm has developed the tools and guidelines for Disaster Risk Reduction planning. Beside this the firm has vide experience in developing Master Plans, zonal Plans, and Development Plans etc.in which disaster management planning and guidance for implementing various bye laws,rules,acts, regulations,Indian standards etc. are made integral part. Sensitization and public awareness programs, public participation meetings have been organized several times in number of Planning Projects including Smart city Planning.
The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) Emphasis in strengthen civil society and government by promoting gender equality and pluralism, poverty alleviation, volunteerism in more than 33 countries. Aga Khan Agency for Habitat,a network agency,addresses the increasing threat posed by natural disasters and climate change, and it works to ensure that poor people live in physical settings that are as safe as possible from the effects of natural disasters; that residents who do live in high-risk areas are able to cope with disasters in terms of preparedness and response; and that these settings provide access to social and financial services that lead to greater opportunity and a better quality of life