The central Government has invited nominations for the Subhas Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2022. The awards are given for excellence in the field of Disaster Management. Online application process is open till 31st August at dmawards.ndma.gov.in.
The awards are announced every year on birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on 23 January.
Nominated individual or institution should have worked in any area of disaster management, like Prevention, Mitigation, Preparedness, Rescue, Response, Relief, Rehabilitation, Research, Innovation or early warning. Along with a certificate the awards carry a cash award of 51 lakh rupees for an Institution and 5 lakh rupees for an individual. An individual can apply for the award and also nominate another person or institution.