National Disaster Response Force Raising Day On 19th January
The day of 19th January 2021, is being observed as National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)’s Raising Day. This day was proclaimed on 19th January 2006.
National Disaster Response Force
- NDRF is known as an Indian specialized force constituted and works under the Disaster Management Act, 2005.
- In India, 12 NDRF battalions are placed in different locations across the country and more than 13,000 NDRF personnel are serving in NDRF Teams with the purpose of making a safer nation.
12 NDRF battalions consists of-
|Border Security Force (BSF)||3||Assam, Bihar, West Bengal|
|Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)||3||Maharashtra, Gujarat, |
|Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)||2||Odisha, Tamil Nadu|
|Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)||2||UP, Punjab|
|Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)||2||Arunachal Pradesh, UP|
Static GK –
Formed – 2006
Headquarters – New Delhi
Motto – Saving Lives & Beyond
Director General (DG) – SN Pradhan (IPS)
Q.1 When is National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)’s Raising Day observed?
The day of 19th January 2021, is being observed as National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)’s Raising Day.
Q.2 how many battalions NDRF consists?
NDRF consists of 12 battalions such as BSF (3), CRPF (3), CISF (2), SSB (2) and ITBP (2).
Q.3 When was National Disaster Response Force formed?
National Disaster Response Force was formed in 2006.