Recipients of Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2020 Announced
Published: January 23, 2020
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid respect to the freedom fighter by remembering Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his 123rd anniversary. He listed the contributions of Netaji in the freedom struggle and recalled his dedication to getting freedom for the country.
The Government of India has instituted an annual award known as the ‘Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar’ in the field of disaster management. The award is presented to recognize the work done by individuals and institutions in India in the disaster management field. The award is announced every year on 23rd January, which is the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The award scheme for the year 2020 was given wide publicity through various sources of advertisement. Nominations for the award were solicited from 1st August 2019 onwards. The last date for receipt of Nominations was 15th October 2019. Disaster Mitigation & Management Centre (DMMC) under the State Government of Uttarakhand (Institution category) and Kumar Munnan Singh (Individual category) have been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraska for their efforts in the work of Disaster Management.