Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the National Disaster Response Force on their Raising Day. In a series of tweets today, Mr. Modi said, NDRF teams are at the forefront of many rescue and relief measures, often in very challenging circumstances.
He said, NDRF’s courage and professionalism are extremely motivating. The Prime Minister wished teams of NDRF for their future endeavours.
Mr. Modi further said, India has undertaken an effort in the form of the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure. He said, the government is working on further sharpening the skills of NDRF teams so that maximum life and property can be saved during any challenge.
Mr. Modi also said, Disaster management is a vital subject for governments and policymakers. He said, in addition to a reactive approach, where disaster management teams mitigate the situation post disasters, the country also have to think of disaster-resilient infrastructure and focus on research in the subject.