Homeguards - During World War–II Homeguards a voluntary organisation for local Defence was raised in the United Kingdom. In India on December 6 1946 Homeguards were raised in Bombay to assist in controlling Civil disturbances. In the wake of Chinese aggression of 1962 all voluntary organizations of States and Union territory were merged into one All India Homeguards which is voluntary both in concept and character.
Civil Defence in India owes its origin to the erstwhile Air Raid Precautions (ARP) Organisation raised and operated during World War-II by the Ministry of Defence to safeguard the life and property of the civilian population and also to maintain the continuity of production and economic activity of the nation during the war time... more
Jammu (J&K), March, 19th:Civil Defence Udhampur organized inter-College symposium on Disaster Management at Shivalik College of education Udhampur. On this occasion Sh.Shalindra Mishra, SSP Udhampur was the Chief Guest on inaugural session while Sh.Varinder Sharma, IPS DIG Udhampur/Reasi Range Udhampur was the Chief Guest on concluding ceremony. Sh.Sudeshan Mehta, Dy.SP Area Commandant Homeguards cum I/C Dy. Controller CD Udhampur welcomed the Chief Guests of said programme. The function proceeded under the judgement of Sh.Sham Saroop Kalsotra, prominent citizen of Udhampur, Sh.Bhushan Sethi, Retd. Zonal Sports officer, Distt. Youth Services and Sports Deptt. Udhampur, Sh.Surinder Kumar, Advocate, Chief warden Civil defence Udhampur and under the anchorship of Sh.Swatantra Dev Kotwal, Dy. Chief Warden Civil Defence Udhampur ... more
Five days training programme was held at Social Welfare Department (ICDS) Channi was organized by Civil Defence, Jammu under the guidance of Addl. Director General HG/CD & SDRF J&K and close supervision of Dy. SP Anita Pawar, Dy. Controller Civil Defence Jammu. Anganwari workers from urban remote areas of Jammu province were provided knowledge regarding first aid & fire fighting with rescue techniques .... more