As part of its disaster management plan, SDRF today conducted rescue exercise in Dal Lake here.
On the occasion, a review meeting of all the officers of SDRF 1st battalion, director Home Guards Kashmir, Dy SsP of Home Guards and Civil Defence posted in various districts of Kashmir was conducted at Dal Lake,
Srinagar to review the progress of various Disaster Management, awareness & training programmes. "The objective was to assess the Water Rescue skill up gradation training in swimming and boat riding being carried out in Dal Lake, Srinagar for the last over two months," SDRF spokesperson said in a statement.
"37 trainees carried out a Water Rescue exercise at SKICC Ghat of Dal Lake where all the officers from the
districts, Director Home Guards, Commandant SDRF 1st Bn and Commandant General/DG SDRF, Homeguards and Civil Defence, J&K witnessed the exercise," the statement said.
"The training programme in the Dal Lake started from 2nd October-2017 onwards wherein first combined batch of (45) personnel of SDRF 1st Bn Srinagar and SDRF 2nd Bn Jammu were imparted training both in Swimming and Boat Driving. Now the 2nd batch of 37 personnel from SDRF components of all 10 districts of Kashmir and the SDRF Bn Hqrs Srinagar personnel participated."