NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FORCE (NDRF) SIGNS MoU WITH RASHTRIYA RAKSHA UNIVERSITY (RRU)
Time: - 1400 Hrs
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today between National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and Rashtriya Raksha University (RRU) at NDRF HQ, New Delhi by Shri N S Bundela, IG NDRF and Dr Akshat Mehta, Dean RRU in the presence of Shri Atul Karwal, DG NDRF and Prof (Dr) Bimal N Patel, Vice-Chancellor, RRU and other senior officials of NDRF.
The partnership aims to synergize the expertise of the Rashtriya Raksha University and the rich experience of NDRF with the aim of accrediting academic programs, undertaking up-skilling and training programs and encouraging innovations in the field of Disaster Management for research, innovation, incubation, training and online education through the various entities created under the aegis of RRU.
The collaboration between two institutions shall include Capacity Building initiatives in Disaster Management in general with particular focus on meeting specific requirements of NDRF through training, research, education and extension programs through RRU.
Speaking on this occasion, Prof Bimal N Patel conveyed his gratitude to NDRF for its yeoman’s service to the cause of humanity and expressed the hope that the MoU will help to establish and strengthen the disaster response by enhancing capacity of the community. Shri Atul Karwal, DG NDRF appreciated the efforts of RRU in Nation building and conveyed his appreciation for inking the MoU which will go a long way in creating required confidence among the NDRF Rescuers in attending futuristic challenges with required efficiency and efficacy.
Issued By: PR Cell, NDRF HQ