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Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar – an annual award in the field of Disaster Management


Newdelhi:26/12/18:The Government of India invites nominations for the “Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar” for excellence in the field of disaster management. The winners will be declared on 23rdJanuary 2019, on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The last date for applying is 7th January 2019 and the application can be accessed through the following link – dmawards.ndma.gov.in


Text Box: Main Highlights:•	Awards to be declared on 23rd January 2019;•	Indian individuals and institutions can apply;•	Last date for filling applications – 7th January 2019;•	Visit www.dmawards.ndma.gov.in for online application and details such as eligibility, categories and prizes.

Earlier, on 21st October, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had spoken about the need to recognize and honour “the unsung heroes of the nation who are doing excellent work in the field of disaster management.” It was felt that many organisations and individuals are working silently but persistently on mitigation and preparedness towards minimizing the impact of future disasters; and that there is a need to recognize their efforts towards alleviating human suffering caused by the disasters. On these lines, the Government of India has invited nominations for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar. 

Categories and Prizes

There will be up to three awards. Both institutions and individuals are eligible for these awards. An institution and individual winner will receive a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 51 lakhs and Rs. 5 lakhs respectively.

Apply Online

An application by an institution does not debar any individual from that institution to apply for the award in his individual capacity. The applications shall be filed online on www.dmawards.ndma.gov.in and the last date for filing applications is 7th January 2019.


About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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