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Conference on The Future of Indian Banking | NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog co-hosted a conference on “The Future of Indian Banking” on February 22, 2019, with the Foundation for Economic Growth and Welfare (EGROW Foundation).  Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, inaugurated the event.

The conference aimed to increase and elevate the discourse on the banking sector in India, and help develop insights to inform… Read More

Home Minister proposes Civil Defence revamp

Union Home Minister

Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has called for revamping of the Civil Defence for making the organisation more effective during disasters and peacetime. Addressing the Raising Day function of Civil Defence and Home Guards here today, he said there is no doubt about the utility of the Civil Defence organisation and it has served the nation on numerous… Read More

Sanjay Kumar IPS given addl charge as DG- FS, CD & HG

Sanjay Kumar IPS

Shri Sanjay Kumar IPS (Himachal Pradesh 1985) presently Director General, NDRF , has been given additional charge as Director General, Fire Service, Civil Defence & Home Guards (FS, CD & HG)  vice Shri Prakash Mishra IPS (Retired) on 26.09.2018.

Indian Bureaucracy Dot Com wishes Shri Sanjay Kumar the very best.… Read More

NDRF trains over 55 lakh people for emergencies


The NDRF has trained over 55 lakh people across the country in order to better prepare the population against man-made or natural emergencies and build better preparedness against disasters.

The force had rescued 4,000 human lives in several operations in 2017, NDRF Director General (DG) Sanjay Kumar said on the occasion of the forces’ 13th Raising… Read More

NDRF celebrates 13th Raising Day


National Disaster Response Force, NDRF is celebrating its 13th Raising Day today. The Force was raised on 19th January, 2006, as a specialised force capable of responding to any type of disaster in the country and abroad. It is strategically deployed across the nation as per the vulnerability profile.

Addressing the raising day event in New Delhi, Director,… Read More

Home Minister inaugurates 1st BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise

Home minister

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the four-day first Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation Disaster Management Exercise (BIMSTEC DMEx-2017) here today. The Exercise is being conducted by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) as the lead agency from October 10-13, 2017 in Delhi and the… Read More

UP Government seeks Army help for flood relief

UP Government

Uttar Pradesh government today sought Army’s help for relief and rescue operations in the worst- hit districts of the state facing flood fury including Gorakhpur and Siddharthnagar.  Officials in Lucknow said , the current spell of flood has claimed 36 lives, especially in eastern parts of the state pounded by incessant rains.

22 of the 75 districts… Read More

BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise 2017

BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017

The Member, NDMA, Lt. Gen (Retired) N.C. Marwah in a group photograph at the Preparatory Meeting of First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’, organised by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), in New Delhi on August 08, 2017. The DG, NDRF, Shri Sanjay Kumar and senior officers from MHA, MEA, NDMA, NIDM and NDRF are also seen.… Read More

Advanced Light Helicopter wreckage located


On 04 Jul 17, an ALH of helicopter unit based at Tezpur had gone missing while carrying out an HADR mission near Itanagar. The helicopter had carried out five sorties evacuating stranded people near Itanagar due to landslides between Naharlagun and Sagalee. There were three crew members and a Arunachal Pradesh police personnel on board, when the aircraft was… Read More

Somesh Goyal appointed new DGP, Himachal Pradesh

Somesh Goyal IPS

Shri Somesh Goyal IPS (Himachal Pradesh 1984) presently DG, NDRF has been appointed as new DGP of Himachal Pradesh vice Shri  Sanjay Kumar IPS . Shri Goyal has served in various positions in his cadre earlier, has also served in central forces like BSF, NSG and SPG under central deputation .

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Somesh Goyal the very best.… Read More

Sanjay Kumar appointed DG NDRF

Sanjay Kumar IPS

Shri Sanjay Kumar IPS (1985) presently  Director General of Police in Himachal Pradesh  has been appointed as the new Chief of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) vice Shri R K Pachnanda IPS (West Bengal 1983) .

He is expected to take charge in Delhi as soon as the state government relieves him, a senior official said.”I have received the orders… Read More