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Valedictory function at Kathua by Civil Defence


Valedictory function of six days training programme on Disaster Management for police personnel of Kathua.


Jammu August 27: The valedictory function of six days training programme on Disaster Management for police personnel of Kathua was held today on 26th August 2006 at DPL Kathua. Sh.J.P.Singh IPS, SSP Kathua was the chief guest on the occasion. He expressed his happiness upon the skills acquired by Police personnel and said that this will help to minimize damages to life and property during disaster. He also stated that number of people die in road accidents due to non-availability of first aid and improper shifting of injured to the hospital, such trainings are the need of the hour. He was also thankful to Sh.Navin Agarwal IGP Civil Defence J&K for starting training programme for Police personnel.

Sh.S.M.Khatotra Div.Comdt. Homeguards Jammu stated that as desired by Hon’ble Chief Minister of J&K Sh.Ghulam Nabi Azad and as per the orders of DGP J&K Sh.Gopal Sharma, training in Disaster Management to police personnels of J&K is imparted by the central training institute of Homeguards/Civil defence Jammu/Srinagar He said that similar training programme will be organized in different districts for training police personnel and they being first responders will be able to meet any eventuality effectively. Sh.Dhian Chand Chief warden Civil defence Kathua presented welcome address.

On this occasion trainees gave a demonstration on rescue operation which was appreciated by every body present there.

The training was organized by Sh.Mohd Majid Malik Dy.SP Principal Central Training Institute Jammu besides Sh.Nirmal Singh Area commander HG Kathua in assistance with chief warden kathua and its team. Principal CTI said that during the training focus was given on rescue operation, fire fighting, first aid, watermanship courses and they were taught how to make use of local available resources for disaster Management.

Prominent among those present were Sh.Anil Kumar 2IC CRPF, Sh.S.P.S.Sandhu Major 158 T.A Bn, Shiv Kumar Sharma, SP DAR Kathua, Sh.S.S.Jamwal Dy. Chief warden, all wardens of kathua town & students of various schools of Kathua town.