Programme Team


Er. Ajit Kumar Samaiyar, Senior Advisor (Environment & Climate Change), Retd. Joint Director FMISC, Water Resources Department, Govt. of Bihar has joined BSDMA on 14th Jan, 2015 as Senior Advisor, Environment & Climate Change. Er. Samaiyar has B.Sc. Engineering (Civil) degree from Bhagalpur University in 1977 and joined Water Resources Department in the year 1979. While serving in WRD he completed his M.Sc.  Engineering (Water Resources) Course as part-timer in 1978-80 in first P.G. batch of BCE (Now NIT), Patna. As a landmark achievement of his career, he established FMISC in WRD as an effective Flood Management decision support tool and for his this effort, got appreciation from the department and was awarded ‘’

"Abhiyanta Shree" in 2009. 

Monisha Dubey, Senior Editor, holds over 11 years of experience with reputed Media House (Print/Electronic) across the country. A pass out of Notre Dame Academy, Patna and Sampoornand Sanskrit University Varanasi, she has worked as Chief Copy Editor-English weekly supplement Jobs/Central desk- Hindustan Hindi daily, New Delhi. She has also worked at different levels in many other leading publications/electronic media. She has attended Certificate Course in Media Training Programme on Balance Media: facing challenge, British High Commission, Kolkata, and Thomson Foundation, London, U.K. She is responsible for all editorial works of BSDMA.


Dr. Madhubala, Project Officer (Natural Disasters), is Gender expert and interested in exploring the role of women and gender in disaster risk reduction. She has more than 10 years of experience in DRR work across different sectors. Prior to joining BSDMA she has worked as District Project officer in Madhubani & Khagaria under GOI-UNDP-DRM Programme. Dr. Madhubala, has a Doctorate on Political dimensions of Poverty with reference to Post-independence Bihar from the Department of Political Science, Patna University.

Dr. Jeevan Kumar, Project Officer (Human Induced Disasters), is responsible for developing strategies for creating awareness about Human Induced Disasters. He is also responsible to carry out sensitization programme for various stakeholders and conducting policy studies in the area of Human Induced Disasters.  He has done Ph.D.  from Veer Bahadur Singh Poorvanchal University, Jaunpur and  M.Sc. Degree in Environmental Sciences from DR. R.M.L. Avadh University, Faizabad, and B.Sc. from Allahabad University. He has worked with organisations like Centre for Environment Education (CEE), North, Lucknow, Bihar Inter Agency Group (BIAG), Patna, Nav Jagriti, Khagaria and Department of Environment and, Water Management, A.N. College, Patna. 

Shri Pravin Kumar, Senior Research Officer to Vice Chairman, BSDMA is responsible to develop and undertake research/projects activities, policy studies/analysis in the area of disaster management and suggest strategies accordingly. Currently, he is working to manage Masons and Engineers training in the State.
He has worked as Research Officer and Senior Research Officer (Disaster Management) at Haryana Institute of Public Administration (HIPA) Gurgaon, an apex institute of Government of Haryana where he was actively involved in project planning, execution, implementation, supervision & monitoring. He also worked on development of Resource Mapping, IEC Materials, Disaster Management Plans (District, Important Buildings, Villages, etc) & other disaster management initiatives.
He has done his Master in Disaster Management from Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) Mumbai.

Ms. Sumbul Afroz, Senior Technical Assistant (IT)

Ms. Sumbul Afroz, maintains & re-creates BSDMA website. Well versed in Software development and handles software related issues of Authority. Participated in various training programes of Disaster Management. Also served as Software developer in IT Company. Deep acumen in developing Desktop applications, web based applications and Portals. Ms. Sumbul is a Postgraduate in Computer Application (BCA MCA), five year intregated course from IGNOU. She also holds Certificate in Asp. net from NIIT.


Shri Manoj Kumar, Technical Assistant (IT)

Shri Manoj Kumar is responsible for providing support to information Technology and other communication system which is backbone of BSDMA. He is well-versed with the Information Technology infrastructure, network configuration, data storage & database maintenance and BSDMA website content management. Previously worked with IT majors and has a rich work experience in System Administration. An ITIL V3 certified professional and has excelled in IT infrastructure and Service Management. A graduate in IT from IGNOU, New Delhi, he also holds post-graduation degree in IT from Sikkim Manipal University.