The Assam State Disaster Management Authority was notified in the year 2007 with the adoption of the Disaster Management Act in the year 2006. Honourable Chief Minister, Assam is its Chairperson and Hon'ble Minister Revenue and Disaster Management is its Vice Chairperson.
To execute the mandate of the Authority, the State Executive Committee with the Chief Secretary, Assam, as its Chairperson, has also been notified as per provision of the Disaster Management Act.
The ASDMA Secretariat with it's officers, consultants and employees for carrying out the functions of the State Authority, became fully functional in the year 2010. ASDMA has also notified the District Disaster Management Authority in 33 districts of Assam and placed officers for carrying out disaster management activities in the districts.