Press Release




Date : 24/7/2017                                                                                                          Time : 1400 Hrs


NDRF Teams are continuously engaged in Rescue & Relief operations with full zeal and commitment in various flood prone areas across the country.

  1. Bihar:-     One NDRF team is operational at Vill- Ariya Panchayat  Majheri Block Nirmali, Distt- Supaul, Bihar in connection with drowning of 02 person in Koshi canal.


  1. Assam:-  One NDRF team is operational at Vill- Bina Kandi Distt- Cachar, Assam where 03 persons got missing into a Nallah. The rescuers of NDRF are relentlessly engaged to trace the victims.


  1. Arunachal Pradesh:-         One NDRF team is operational at Vill- Doragajan, East Dimapur, Arunachal Pradesh where 01 person is missing in Dhansari River.
  2. Rajasthan:-Today, One NDRF team pre-positioned at Distt- Banaskatha, Rajasthan conducted rescue operation at Vill- Alvada, Tehsil- Dhanera and rescued a person who got stuck due to flash flood. Besides, team also shifted 19 Cattles (Buffalo) to safer places.
  3. Gujarat:-Yesterday, One NDRF team carried out search and rescue operation at Vill- Lalka, Tehsil- Babra, Distt- Amreli, Gujarat, in connection with drowning of 02 persons and retrieved both bodies of victims.

        Today, Three NDRF teams are carrying out search and rescue operation at Palanar, Distt. Banaskantha and rescued 333 persons so far.

Besides response to flood rescue operation, One Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) team of NDRF responded to a gas leakage incident at Keteya in district Gopalganj, Bihar where emission of irritating gas from a Paint/Thinner Godown created panic among the populace. On requisition of local administration, one CBRN team of NDRF from NDRF base Patna, Bihar moved to spot and cleared the area.

DG NDRF is monitoring the situation closely and in touch with other agencies and stakeholders for further development of situation.

Issued By : PR Cell, NDRF HQ, New Delhi.