Government of India Invites Nominations for Disaster Management Awards
The Government of India invites nominations for the “Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar” for excellence in the field of disaster management. The winners will be declared on 23rdJanuary 2019, on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The last date for applying is 7th January 2019 and the application can be accessed through the following link – dmawards.ndma.gov.in
Earlier, on 21st October, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had spoken about the need to recognize and honour “the unsung heroes of the nation who are doing excellent work in the field of disaster management.” It was felt that many organisations and individuals are working silently but persistently on mitigation and preparedness towards minimizing the impact of future disasters; and that there is a need to recognize their efforts towards alleviating human suffering caused by the disasters. On these lines, the Government of India has invited nominations for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar.