NDRF celebrates 17th Raising Day on 19 January 2022
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) celebrates its Raising Day every year on January 19, since it came into existence on January 19, 2006.
In 2022, the NDRF is observing its 17th Raising Day.
NDRF is an Indian specialized force under the National Disaster Management Authority, constituted under the Disaster Management Act, 2005, to carry out special response in situation of threatening disaster.
There are 12 NDRF battalions located in different parts of the country and comprises as many as 13,000 NDRF personnel who work to build a safer country.
The current Director Generals of NDRF is Atul Karwal.