DGP for engagement of volunteers at district levels
5th Civil Defence Conference 2010
Jammu, Dec 4: Director General of Police Kuldeep Khoda, who is also Director Civil Defence Jammu and Kashmir has called for major initiative to train and acquaint youngsters on civil defence mechanism to meet challenges in exigencies and natural calamities.
He was speaking at inaugural ceremony of 5th Civil Defence Conference-2010 held at Home-guard and Civil Defence Headquarters here today.
Khoda said that awareness on preventive measures should constitute significant component of civil defence mechanism and sense of commitment is imperative for success of such initiative.
He stressed on engagement of more volunteers from the local populace of districts, tehsils, remote and far-flung areas to aware the people about disaster management.
Lauding the role of State Civil Defence Organization during exigency particularly in the recent cloud burst in Leh, the DGP said that our men remained on the forefront in rescue and rehabilitation work.
Earlier, the Additional Director General of Police, Home-guards/Civil Defence and Auxiliary Police, Gopal Reddy gave a detailed power point presentation about the aims and objectives of the Conference. He threw light on civil defence activities and the measures to be adopted during the disasters whether natural or man-made.
He said that more than 4,000 volunteers have been imparted training during the current year and our efforts will continue to train more and more volunteers.
Among others, the conference was attended by Additional Directors General of Police, K Rajendra Kumar and Ram Lubhaya, Inspectors General of Police, Naveen Aggerwal, Raja Aijaz Ali, Sheikh Owais Ahmed, A. K. Gupta, Dr. B. Srinivas, Ravinder Kotwal and H. K. Lohia, AIG (Personnel), N. D. Wani, AIG (P/T), Ali Muhammad, senior police officers, Chief Wardens and Wardens of civil defence organization from all over the State.
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