Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar-2024

The 60 Parachute Field Hospital in Uttar Pradesh has been awarded the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar for 2024 for its outstanding work in disaster management. This annual award recognizes the contributions of individuals and organizations in disaster mitigation and response.

The 60 Parachute Field Hospital, which was established in 1942, specializes in Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) operations. They have provided medical aid during various natural disasters such as the Uttarakhand floods, Nepal Earthquake, and the Indonesian Tsunami. Most recently, they responded to the earthquake in Turkey and Syria in 2023 by setting up a 30-bed hospital and providing care to 3600 patients.

The award highlights the Indian government’s dedication to improving disaster management practices and minimizing the impact of natural disasters. This recognition serves as an inspiration for continued efforts in disaster preparedness and response.

Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar-2024 key points

  • This award is given for excellence in the field of Disaster Management.
  • Award is announced on Jan 23 on every year, on the occasion of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary.
  • A Cash prize of 51lakh and Certificate (Institution) and 5lakh and certificate(individual).
  • From July 1 2023, online applications are collected.

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