New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday extended his “greetings and good wishes” to all officers and men of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on its 11th Raising Day.

“I am happy to learn that the National Disaster Response Force is celebrating its 11th Raising Day on February 5,” he said in a message here.
The NDRF has proved its mettle by saving thousand of precious lives during numerous disasters in the country and abroad. The timely response provided by the skilled and motivated responders of the NDRF during the recent earthquake in Nepal and flood in Chennai is praiseworthy, he said.
“The Force has created remarkable credibility and confidence amongst the countrymen by dint of its sheer hard work, professional conduct and humanitarian approach,” the President said.
“I am confident that the men of this force will continue to work with dedication, zeal and enthusiasm.”