National award in name of Bose to be given annually to police personnel doing excellent work in rescue & relief opns

New Delhi, Oct 21 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced that a national award in the name of Bose will be given every year to police personnel doing excellent work in rescue and relief operations when any kind of disaster strikes.


“From this year onwards, we will give an award in the name of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose to police personnel who do exemplary work while rescuing and providing relief to people during the time of any disaster,” the PM said after unfurling the tricolour at the Red Fort on the 75th anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s declaration of the formation of India’s first independent government – the Azad Hind Government in 1943.


Mr Modi said the award will be announced on January 23, Netaji’s birthday.