SDRF Current Affairs, GK & News

Avalanche on Draupadi Ka Danda II peak

On October 4, dozens of individuals participating in a mountaineering course were hit by an avalanche on Draupadi Ka Danda-II peak in Uttarakhand. Key facts A total of 16 individuals, including 2 instructors and 14 trainees have lost their life to the avalanche while taking part in a training course conducted by Nehru Institute of ..

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PM Modi eases State Disaster Relief Fund to help states

On September 23, 2020, PM Modi met with chief ministers of seven States that have high incidence of covid-19 virus. More than 63% of active cases of covid-19 are concentrated in these seven States. They are Tamil nadu, Punjab, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. Highlights During the meet the Prime Minister announced ..

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COVID-19- A Notified Disaster

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs recently declared the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as a ‘notified disease’. This would enable the provision of assistance to SDRF. SDRF SDRF or State Disaster Response Fund is the state governments’ primary fund for responding to notified disasters. It was constituted under the Disaster Management Act of 2005. For the ..

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