National Information Center of Earthquake Engineering (


Coordinator [1999 - 2009]

Conceptualised and developed the National Information Centre of Earthquake Engineering at IIT Kanpur with the objective of dissemination of information and  literature and capacity building against earthquake disasters. The Centre operates without any budget from government sources, and is funded entirely by donations, interest of the endowment, sale of publications and sponsorships. Total spending in 2008-09 ~Rs 49 Lakhs, Endowment corpus ~Rs 105 lakhs (~US $ 200,000).

A paper in the following journal discusses some of the innovative activities undertaken by NICEE:
Seismological Research Letters entitled "Some Innovative Education and Outreach Projects in India for Earthquake Risk Reduction" (Vol 74, No. 5, Sept-Oct 2003)


 Brochure of NICEE


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