Uttarakhand, Disaster Mitigation and Management Centre (in the institution category) and Kumar Munnan Singh (individual category) have been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2020. This award is given for their commendable work in Disaster Management. The winner institution receives a certificate and a cash prize of Rs 51 lakh and the money is to be used disaster management-related activities only. In the case of the winner being an individual, the person gets a certificate and a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh.
The award was instituted to recognise the excellent work done by individuals and institutions in India in the field of disaster management. It is announced every year on January 23, the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- DG of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) DG: Satya Narayan Pradhan.