National Service Scheme (NSS) Unit of the College organised a one-day workshop on Disaster Management in collaboration with SDRF Kulgam on 11th December, 2021. The workshop witnessed the participation of around 150 NSS volunteers, students and members from the teaching and non-teaching staff. The workshop included a lecture on Disaster Mitigation and a mock drill on fire-fighting. The programme was moderated by Dr. Safeer Ahmad Bhat, NSS Programme Officer. In his welcome address, Dr. Mohd Younes Bhat, Coordinator IQAC lauded NSS Unit for organising the programme and hoped that this would benefit the students and train them in the basics of disaster management. Mr. Umer Farooq, Lecturer in the Department of Disaster Management, delivered an expert talk on, ‘The Importance of Disaster Mitigation’ in which he discussed in detail the different aspects of disasters-natural and manmade, and held that given the increasing magnitude of epidemics, floods, storms, droughts and wildfires, it was imperative to ensure disaster preparedness so as to save countless lives, speed up peoples’ recovery and save money. The lecture was followed by a mock drill on fire-fighting conducted by SDRF Kulgam in the main playground of the College. The SDRF team, with rescue vehicle and ambulance, was led by Altaf Hussain Shah, DySP SDRF South Kashmir. The team, under the leadership of Shabir Ahmad, Inspector SDRF, erected a temporary structure, set it ablaze and then started the rescue operation.