Disaster Management is one of the major activities in the Revenue Department. The Revenue Department is an oldest Department of the State Government, which play a very vital role in the Administration comprising District Administration, Land Records & Settlement, Relief Rehabilitation and Disaster Management and Weights & Measures Department. This Department is functioning for the greater interest of the poorest of the poor with the help of three tier Panchayats in managing their own affairs.
Revenue Department is the Nodal Department for Disaster Management in the State. Tripura is prone to various natural disasters, particular to Earthquake. The State is situated in the most vulnerable earthquake prone Zone-V of India.