Russia has agreed to assist India to set up National Crisis Management Centre (NCMC) in the country to handle disaster and other emergency situations.
This was agreed during a meeting between Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Russian Minister for Emergency Situations Vladimir Puchkov in Moscow.
Both sides agreed that EMERCOM of Russia would cooperate with India in the establishment of the National Crisis Management Centre (NCMC) in India.
India also reviewed the progress made on the agreement on disaster management signed in 2010.
The countries also agreed on a programme of training of specialists and sharing of each other's experiences as well as best practices in the field of Disaster Management.
The two leaders later signed a joint implementation plan for 2018-19 for cooperation in disaster management.
They also reviewed the implementation of the agreement on information security signed in October 2016.
Both sides also welcomed the ongoing cooperation and the regular exchange of visits between the two National Security Councils.