Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS Commandant General Homeguards/ Civil Defence & SDRF J&K reviewed the Civil Defence and Disaster Mitigation Preparedness
Jammu (J&K), September, 20th: Sh.Dilbag Singh, IPS Commandant General Home guards Civil Defence & SDRF J&K conducted detailed review of the Disaster Mitigation Capabilities of the SDRF along with CD awareness campaign during a meeting held on 20-09-2017 at SDRF 2nd Bn. Jammu.
During the meeting, Commandant General HG/CD & SDRF J&K accessed Civil Defence awareness programs, SDRF trainings and rescue activities carried out by these respective units. He was overwhelmed that the Home guards / Civil Defence volunteers are enrolled and trained in large number and these volunteers along with district SDRF units participated in many rescue operations pertaining to accident victims, cross border firing victims, highway accidents and militancy victims.
He apprised the officers regarding the limitations that they have in terms of training and rescue equipment, mobility of transport, living office accommodation etc. and assured that Hon’ble Chief Minister is taking proactive steps for Building Disaster Mitigation Capacity Buildings. She took a state level review recently wherein arrangement for Disaster Mitigation funds has been made to provide Disaster Mitigation Authorities and State Disaster Response Force with required basic infrastructure and equipment. Procurement of required equipment for the District Disaster Response Force unit shall be carried out on top priority as per instruction of Hon’ble Chief Minister.
During the meeting, Sh.Vikas Gupta, SSP Divisional Commandant Homeguards Jammu, Smt.Rashmi Wazir, SSP Commandant SDRF 2nd Bn. Jammu and all GOs of the organisation posted in Jammu Province were present.