Kumbh Mela - 2019

Twelve self-contained teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) comprising of nearly 490 responders were deployed in various sectors/ghats of River Ganga during the world’s largest gathering of humanity, the Kumbh Mela-2019 in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh for emergency response w.e.f 15.01.2019 to 04.03.2019. NDRF responder’s deployed in the banks of River Ganga 24x7 to respond promptly to any eventualities. In addition to response, NDRF established several medical camps to provide primary health care facilities to the sick and needy persons and also organised several cleanliness drives around the ghats to maintain hygiene and sanitation. During the deployment, teams rescued 19 pilgrims and provided Pre Hospital Treatment (PHT) to 15,252 needy pilgrims.