On 19.03.2019, an under construction building in distt. Dharwad collapsed and large No. of people were reported to be trapped underneath. Immediately, One team from Bengaluru rushed to the spot by road and joined the rescue operations with State Fire and Emergency service. To augment the response, two more teams were also airlifted in the intervening night of 19 & 20.03.2019 from NDRF base Ghaziabad for prompt and effective response. During the seven-days long operations, NDRF rescued 04 persons alive and retrieved 08 dead bodies. A total of 54 persons were rescued and 19 bodies were retrieved by all rescue agencies.