Punjab to get one more NDRF battalion
Punjab will soon get another permanent battalion of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).
Chandigarh: Punjab will soon get another permanent battalion of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).
During a meeting with Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal here today, National Disaster Management Authority vice chairman M Shashidhar Reddy assured him of stationing a full-fledged NDRF battalion in Ludhiana or Jalandhar on permanent basis, an official release said.
There is one such unit stationed in Bathinda at present.
NDRF is a specialist response, which has been in the forefront of rescue operations during all natural and man-made disasters in the country.