Govt of India has decided to recognize the excellent work done by individuals and institutions in the field of DIsaster Management by instituting an annual award dedicated to excellence in disaster management. The award shall be called 'Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puruskar'. The award shall be announced on 23th January each year, on the birth anniversary of Shri Subhash Chandra Bose. The award will be given annually for the exemplary work done in the previous financial year. The last date for filing of application this year shall be 7th January , 2018.