Disaster preparedness training held at grid station Wagoora

J&K State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC) Srinagar and Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd, in collaboration with Civil Defence Budgam, J&K SDRF and Institution of Engineers (India) J&K State Centre Srinagar, organised Disaster Preparedness Training and Fire Mock Drill, at Grid Station Wagoora, B.K. Pora Budgam, today. The training was organised as part of the National Safety Week activities of Power Grid Corporation.

Er Aamir Ali, Nodal Officer SEOC and Chairman Institution of Engineers, JKSC was chief guest on the occasion.

A team of experts imparted the training to the participants. The participants were imparted training in Fire Fighting, Basic First Aid, Search & Rescue techniques. They were given hands-on experience of various emergency rescue methods and were also shown how to use a rope as a basic rescue tool and different types of knots. The participants learnt about different types of fire and methods used to extinguish fire, particularly electric induced fires. Later, a fire mock drill was also held and the participants practically used fire extinguishers. A similar training has also been scheduled to be held at Grid Station, New Damjan Qazigund Anantnag in the coming days.