- NDRF teams reached disaster affected Turkey
- helping to evacuate people
- NDRF reached abroad for the fourth time after Japan, Bhutan, Nepal
National Disaster Response Force is in Turkey : Turkey kept opposing India on every platform till yesterday. He kept saving India’s arch enemy Pakistan. Kept supporting Pakistan everywhere. But now when the earthquake has broken Turkey’s back, India became the first country to come forward to help it. India sent its most elite relief and rescue team to Turkey. The name of this team is NDRF. NDRF means such an elite force of the country, which is ready to save the lives of the people in the time of any disaster in the country. And by becoming an angel, he has saved the lives of millions of people till now. We tell you what NDRF is after all, and how it saves lives.
Angel i.e. NDRF
National Disaster Response Force (National Disaster Response Force) was formed in the year 2006. Disaster Management Act 2005 (Disaster Management Act, 2005) Created under. This is the biggest nodal agency for relief and rescue from the Central Government at any time in the country. There are 16 battalions in NDRF and they are stationed in different parts of the country. There is also a base of NDRF in Ghaziabad near the country’s capital Delhi. ITBP personnel are stationed here. As such, there is no separate force for NDRF, because only battalions of paramilitary forces of the country serve in NDRF. But their training is very special. They carry out relief and rescue operations in a very short time, so that the damage can be minimized in the disaster affected areas.
Such is the organizational structure
The headquarter of NDRF is in Antyodaya Bhawan, Delhi. It comes directly under the Ministry of Home Affairs. It is headed by a DG level IPS officer. But the Prime Minister of the country is its guardian. There are a total of 16 battalion personnel in the NDRF. Out of which BSF and CRPF have 3-3 battalions. Two battalions belong to CISF, while two battalions belong to ITBP. At the same time, two battalions of Sashastra Seema Bal are also involved in NDRF, while one battalion of Assam Rifles is involved in NDRF. There are 1149 jawans and officers in a battalion of NDRF. Each battalion has at least 18 teams of 45 members. In which a team ranging from doctors, engineers to sniffer dogs is also involved.
Permanent presence of NDRF at these places
The first battalion of NDRF is stationed in Guwahati. BSF jawans are always ready here. The deployment of the second battalion is in Nadia, West Bengal. A battalion of BSF is also stationed here. The third battalion belongs to CISF, which is deployed in Cuttack, Odisha. The fourth battalion is also of CISF, which is deployed in Vellore, Tamil Nadu. 5th Battalion Pune (CRPF), 6th Battalion Vadodara (CRPF), 7th Battalion Bathinda (ITBP), 8th Battalion Ghaziabad (ITBP), 9th Battalion Patna (BSF), 10th Battalion Guntur of Andhra Pradesh (CRPF), 11th Battalion Varanasi of UP (SSB), 12th Battalion is posted at Itanagar (SSB), Arunachal Pradesh. Apart from this, NDRF centers are established at other important places along with the 13th Battalion in Jammu and Kashmir.
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NDRF’s fourth foreign mission
NDRF had carried out aid operations abroad three times since its inception. In which major tragedies like Japan in 2011, Bhutan in 2014 and earthquake disaster in Nepal in 2015 are included. Everything about the work of NDRF has been praised. Apart from this, NDRF also gives training to citizens, so that in the event of any disaster, citizens can immediately get involved in relief and rescue operations as volunteers. Till now NDRF has given training to 40 lakh people of India to carry out relief and rescue operations during disaster.