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Colonel Nagar Verma
Colonel Nagar Verma

Colonel Nagar Verma

DirectorGenerl SaritsaFoundation

Saritsa Foundation


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Could you tell us briefly about your family background?
I am brought up in PILANI ,Rajasthan. Educated at Birla High School Pilani, BITS Pilani and Rjasthan College
Jaipur. Had a high profile of performance in education with a possibility to join IAS,IFS and IPS yet joined
Indian Army.
A Fine Balance:
i am Director General of Saritsa Foundation. I conceptualisd the mission and founder trustee Saritsa Foundation (Saritsa Charity Trust ) empowers people by building their capacity to minimize risks from disasters like earthquake, flood, cyclone, tsunami, sea level rise ,land slides, terrorism.
Plans for the Future
I am looking forward to make disaster management and climate change a People centered, people led and people owned initiative to save innocent lives without being totally government centtic for minimizing losses.Saritsa Foundation raise awareness and impart education and training.
Currently working at
I am Director General of Saritsa Foundation. I lead a team of expert who work in 18 states of India. Saritsa Foundation is a Mobile University for Disater Risk Reduction. It reaches to the vulnerable people in rural and urban INDIA.
The Journey So Far
Joined Indian Army denying the chice to join IAS,IPS OR IFS. Served Armygloriously.Written a book titled “Dynamics of National Security- Essential Dimensions
And Perspectives,published by JAICO with a forward by then Vice chancellor of MUMBAI,Dr B L Mungekar,former member planning commission .
Current and Previous Responsibilities
Lead the team of experts an academicians to prepare people to save lives and means of livelihood from disasters to contribute for the society. CONTRIBUTE FOR THE MISSION TO SUSTAIN IT,SINCE MOST OF THE FINANCIAL SUPPOT COMES FROM MY PENSION AND THEIR SUPPORT.
Tech trends to watch out for
India's future strength lies in technological devlopment starting from school children to youth and others. It needs a rural India connectivity to have more well trained human resource. Saritsa Foundation runs three computer centers for rural and urban poor to make them good human resource. to deve
Changes in the industry
Areas for the Future
Mainstream people to develop safety culture to save themselves from frequent disasters and impacts of climate change. Let people understand their role and responsibility towards own lives and their families .They hav to be accontable for it and make use of technology to suppot thei innitiative.
Most Important Lessons
Role Model
There are many Indians who have led the country to be what we are to day. They have sacrificed their to day for our tomorrow. I am grateful to them because they worked for the nation first and then for themselves. We need sensitized youth who learn to have devotion to serve the nation.
Parting thoughts
Managing disasters and impacts of climate change is interwoven with our sustainable development and poverty eradication. The community has to be aware ,alert and prepared to minimize losses of lives and means of livelihood. we as a nation are least concerned and prepared for the same.
Most Important Decisions
My most satisfying decision has been to conceptualize the mission of Saritsa Foundation to give back to society where we have got every thing and lead the mission of Saritsa Foundation.
Required Reading
Essential Advice
No one is more convincing than you when it comes to explaining your vision, approach, and the IMPORTANCE that your organization possesses. Winning over others is critical to the MISSION for promoting a cause. Know that you can excel at speaking from the heart about why your work matters.
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