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Newsletter - June 2020 to November 2020

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SDRF GANDERBAL CONDUCTED SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATION AT POWER CANAL TUBE, GANDERBAL ON 10-06-2020, AND AFTER HECTIC EFFORTS THE DEAD BODY OF A DROWNED GIRL WAS FISHED OUT

 

ON 09-06-2020, SDRF 2ND BN. JAMMU CONDUCTED PREPAREDNESS DRIVE AT (JIA POTA GHAT AKHNOOR) IN RIVER CHENAB TO MEET OUT THE EMERGENCIES LIKE FLASH FLOOD OR FLOOD LIKE SITUATIONS IN WHICH 12 INFLATABLE RUBBER BOATS ALONGWITH ALL OTHER ALLIED ITEMS. 50 SDRF PERSONNEL PARTICIPATED UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF DY.SP SUDERSHAN MEHTA

 

CELEBRATION OF CONSTITUTION DAY-2020
On 26-11-2020, Constitution Day-2020 was celebrated at SDRF 2nd Bn. Jammu. The preamble to the constitution read out by the Dy.SP Vinod Kumar Sathu among the SDRF officials/jawans.
Dy.SP Anita pawar was also present on the occasion.

 

SDRF Contigent participating in Commemoration Day Prade (National Police Day - 2020) at ulshan Ground Jammu on 21-10-2020

 

On 31-10-2020, birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabbhai Patel, SDRF Contingent Participated in National Unity Day Parade (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas-2020) celebrated at Gulshan Ground, Jammu. Dy.SP Ramnish Sharma was leading the Contingent.


 

ACHIEVEMENTS OF HOMEGUARDS/CIVIL DEFENCE & SDRF J&K
(JANUARY 2020 TO NOVEMBER 2020)

During the period 524 Homeguards volunteers were engaged/re-engaged in J&K Homeguards organisation and 1757 Homeguards volunteers underwent Basic, Advanced, Refresher and capsule Training Courses at Central Training Institute of Homeguards/Civil Defence at Jammu and Kashmir. Moreover, VHGs deployed at different stations to assist the District Administration in order to maintain Law & Order duty, Traffic Regulations duty and to maintain SOPs in view of present situation of COVID-19 Pandemic.

A VIEW OF HOMCEGUARDS VOLUNTEERS OF DISTRICT KATHUA AND SAMBA PARTICIPATING IN INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE-2020


 

CIVIL DEFENCE J&K ENROLLMENT TRAINING CAMPS/ AWARENESS CAMPS/ DEMONSTRATIONS / RESCUE OPERATIONS

Civil Defence J&K enrolled 2501 volunteers in various CD towns of J&K during the year-2020. Civil Defence J&K organised about 161 awareness camps in various CD towns of the state in which a large number of civilian population were acquainted with the aims, objectives and importance of Civil Defence during disaster. Civil Defence J&K conducted Mock exercises in various CD towns in which live Mock Drill/demonstrations on Fire-Fighting, First aid, Rescue operations from high buildings were exhibited. Besides about 112 Rescue operations were also conducted during landslide, floods, road accidents etc. by CD rescue teams alongwith SDRF in various District/CD Towns.

Smt. Shashi Thakur Dy. Controller CD Jammu delivering lecture during 05 days basic CD training camp for Security Personnel of Govt. Medical Hospital Jammu. Sh. Paramjeet kumar, Chief Warden CD Jammu and Dr. Harjeet Singh Dy. Supdt. Super specialty Hospital Jammu was also present on the occasion


 

CD/SDRF/HG ACTIVITIES W.E.F. January-2020 TO November-2020

S.No. CD Town
Training Camp organized
CD Volunteers trained
Awareness camp conducted
Rescue operation conducted
Mock exercise conducted
1 Jammu
2
190
10
0
0
2 Samba
2
66
8
5
1
3 Kathua
3
120
3
8
0
4 Poonch
2
74
8
2
1
5 Rajouri
3
110
10
2
1
6 Nowshera
2
61
5
2
0
7 Sunderbani
1
10
5
0
0
8 Akhnoor
3
85
5
3
1
9 Udhampur
1
20
6
22
0
10 Reasi
0
0
6
12
0
11 Ramban
0
0
4
18
3
12 Kishtwar
0
0
0
5
0
13 Doda
1
20
7
18
1
14 Srinagar
3
315
11
0
0
15 Anantnag
5
320
4
2
0
16 Pulwama
5
170
9
0
1
17 Budgam
3
170
12
3
2
18 Baramulla
3
250
24
7
0
19 Uri
3
110
10
3
0
20 Kupwara
6
260
7
0
0
21 Awantipora
3
150
7
0
0
  Total
51
2501
161
112
11


 

P R O M O T I O N S D U R I N G T H E Y E A R-2020

S.No.
Rank
Total
1.
Ct. to Sg.ct
57
2.
Sg.Ct. To HC
61
3.
HC to ASI
31
4.
ASI(M) to SI(M)
04
5.
SI(M) to Inspector(M)
04
6.
HC(M) to ASI(M)
01


 

N E W S I N B R I E F ( C I V I L D E F E N C E )

  • JAMMU: Civil Defence Jammu conducted awareness camp at NCC Camping Ground Nagrota Jammu on 21-10-2020, 31-10-2020 and 09-11-2020 in which 380 NCC cadets participated and were made aware about role and importance of Civil Defence.
  • Dy.SP Yashpal Singh, Dy. Controller CD Kathua delivering lecture during 05 days CD basic training camp at Village Nagri on 23-10-2020.
    KATHUA: Civil Defence Kathua conducted 05 days CD basic training camp at Budhi Barnoti Kathua w.e.f 22-10-2020 to 29-10-2020 and village Nagri Parole Kathua w.e.f 23-10-2020 to 31-10-2020 in which total 100 civilians participated. They were imparted training in first aid, fire fighting and basic rescue technique.
  • RAJOURI: CD Rajouri conducted 05 days basic training camp at Panchayat Halqa Rajdhani Rajouri w.e.f 12-10-2020 to 16-10-2020 in which 50 civilians participated and were imparted training in first aid, fire fighting and rescue skills.
    POONCH: Civil Defence Poonch organized one day awreness camp at Panchayat Ghar Mankote Mendhar, Poonch on 20-10-2020 in which 40 civilians participated. Besides one day CD awareness camp conducted at SDRF Component Poonch on 16-06-2020.
    05 days CD basic training camp at Chandimarh Poonch on 01-11-2020 in which 54 civilians participated.
  • SAMBA: Rescue Operation: On 29-08-2020, PCR Samba informed that some Labrourers have fell into an under construction Bore-Well at Village Manohar Gopala Border Road Samba. CD/SDRF Samba evacuated the trapped Labourers.
    Search and Rescue Operation: PCR Samba informed that a boy drowned in deep water in Dayan Dubur Basanter Nallah village Nud Samba. SDRF Samba conducted Search and Rescue Operation, the dead body of drowned boy was fished out on 21-09-2020.

  • UDHAMPUR: Search and Rescue Operation: On 20-06-2020, SDRF Udhampur conducted Search and Resuce Operation when a child drowned in a River at Baba Paad. After hectic efforts SDRF team Udhampur retrieved the dead body of child with the help of Local Public.
    Search and Rescue Operation: On 27-10-2020, an information received from PCR Udhampur that a person drowned in River near Jaganoo Bridge. SDRF Udhampur fished out the dead body of drowned person after hectic efforts and handed over to District Police.
    Search and Rescue Operation: On 22-7-2020, a vehicle on the way from Ramnagar to Udhampur, met with an accident near Kagote Bridge and skidded off from the road and felt down into the deep Gorge. The SDRF rescue team conducted search and rescue operation on 22-7-2020 to 26-7-2020 and recovered five dead bodies from different places which was 50-60 kms away from the incident site.
    Search and Rescue Operation: On 27-07-2020, SDRF team Udhampur conducted search and rescue operation at Chenani and retrieved the dead body of the drowned person in Tawi River at Chenani Udhampur. The rescue operation continued for three days and finally recovered the dead body.
  • DODA: Rescue Operation: On 15/07/2020, information received from PCR Doda that a dead body found in River Chenab near Trungal Bridge. SDRF rescue team of Doda fished out the dead body and shifted to PHC Assar.
    On 15/7/2020, started one week training programme on Motor Boat handling/driving for SDRF Personnel of Component Doda to improve their operational skills.
    On 05-11-2020 a District level Mock exercise/Disaster Management Programme was conducted under the Chairmanship of DDMA/D.C Doda which assembled at Emergency Control room District Hqrs.Doda alongwith all the District Officers/SDRF,NDRF,Fire & emergency services, Medical & health services. Also inspected the rescue equipments Displayed by SDRF, NDRF & Fire & Emergency services at Sport Stadium Doda besides witnessed the function. The I/C Dy.Controller Civil Defence Doda Dy.SP Shoket Ali (JKPS) briefed participants regarding the functioning and use of equipments at the time of need. SDRF/NDRF Team gave a demonstration on Earthquak, CSSR at Sport Stadium Doda and land slide at Shoran Nallah Bharath Road.
  • KISHTWAR: 20-07-2020, Fire incident at Sartal Kishtwar. A joint rescue operation by SDRF, Police and Fire Brigade was conducted and controlled the fire.
    15-07-2020, a private vehicle met with an accident at kishtwar and rolled down into the River Chenab. SDRF and Police conducted rescue operation.
  • RAMBAN: Search and Rescue operation: On 24-06-2020, information received from PCR Ramban that a private Vehicle skidded off the Road and fell in deep Gorge. SDRF Ramban conducted Search and Rescue operation recovered a dead body from the site of incident and handed over the Police.
    On 05-09-2020, an accident of Vehicle on its way from Ramsoo to Banihal and skidded of the Road and rolled down in the deep Gorge at Digdole, Ramban. SDRF Ramban conducted Search and Rescue operation and evacuated the two dead bodies from deep Gorge.
  • NOWSHERA: Civil Defence Nowshera and Health Department jointly established special camp to aware the local people about CORONA-19 pandemic and COVID-19 test in which CD Volunteers/VHGs of Nowshera helped the Administration to maintain Social Distancing among the local people.
    05 days CD basic training camp at Panchayat halqa Qila Dharal Nowshera w.e.f 07-11-2020 to 11-11-2020 in which 51 civilians participated and were imparted training in first aid, fire fighting and rescue skills.
    One day CD awareness camp at Village Bhawani Nowshera on 16-11-2020 in which 35 civilians participated and were made about role and importance of Civil Defence.
  • POONCH: One day CD awareness camp at SDRF Component Poonch on 16-06-2020 in which 30 VHGs/SDRF personnel participated. One day CD awareness on 22-09-2020, regarding prevention of COVID-19 Pandemic at Panchayat Ghar Dargloon in which 30 civilians participated. One day CD awareness camp at panchayat Ghar Mankote Mendhar on 20-10-2020 in which 40 civilians participated and were made aware about role and importance of Civil Defence. Rescue Operation: CD/SDRF Poonch conducted rescue operation on 07-07-2020, a dead body of drowned person fished out from the River at Jhullas Poonch. Rescue Operation on 29-08-2020, one boy trapped in flash flood at Darhali Nalla Rajouri. CD/SDRF team conducted rescue operation and saved the life of trapped boy. 05 days CD basic training camp at Chandimarh Poonch w.e.f 01-11-2020 to 05-11-2020 in which 54 civilians participated and were imparted training in first aid, fire fighting and rescue skills.
  • REASI: A rescue operation was conducted on 25-06-2020, at Dera Baba Reasi an information received from PCR Reasi that a person jumped in River Chenab from Bridge. A dead body was recovered from Dera Baba Reasi and handed over to District Police.
    One Week water Rescue Exercise: One Week Rescue Exercise w.e.f 20-07-2020 in River Chenab at Thanpal Reasi under the close supervision of Inspector Mohinder Parkash in which 22 SDRF personnel and 03 Volunteers Homeguards participated.

    One week training programme: One week training programme on Motor Boat handling /Driving for SDRF personnel of Reasi component to improve their skills related to flood Rescue w.e.f 14-07-2020 to 21-07-2020.
    Rescue operation: On 19-08-2020, information received from PCR Katra that an old age man jumped in Nallaha Miyari Bridge Kandhar Katra. SDRF Reasi conducted search and rescue operation, and after hectic efforts, fished out the dead body.Rescue Operation: on 05-10-2020, information received from PCR Reasi that a dead body floating on the bank of River Chenab at Siyad Baba Reasi. SDRF Team Reasi fished out the dead body.
  • AKHNOOR: Rescue Operation: on 18-07-2020, a lady jumped in Chenab River Akhnoor, rescued alive by the rescue team of CD/SDRF/VHGs.
    05 days CD basic training camp at Daskal Akhnoor w.e.f 23-11-2020 to 27-11-2020 in which 25 civilians participated and were imparted training in first aid, fire fighting and rescue techniques.
  • ANANTNAG: CD Anantnag organized “Awareness Camps” at various places in Anantnag District i.e.at DPL Anantnag on 17-09-2020 and at Home guard Line Anantnag on 20-10-2020. During the training camps, a large number of students & Civilians participated and were imparted basic training in First Aid, CPR, Knots, Fire Fighting and Rescue Techniques by the CD/SDRF instructors of District Anantnag.
    05 Days Training:-CD/SDRF Anantnag conducted 05 days basic civil defence training at Sheikh-ulAalam Memorial Institute High School Nagam Kokernag w.e.f. 20-10-2020 to 24-10-2020 in which 100 volunteers participated.
  • PULWAMA: CD Pulwama organized “Awareness camps” at various places in Pulwama District i.e. at Town Hall Tral, Town Hall Pampore and Town
    CD/SDRF Pulwama organised 05 days basic Civil Defence training at Higher Sec. School ChakooraPulwama w.e.f. 20-10-2020 to 25-10-2020 in which 26 students and staff members participated. The CD/SDRF instructors delivered lecture on disaster management like first aid, CPR, firefighting etc. The main focus was awareness about pandemic COVID-19.
    Hall Awantipora on 26-06-2020, at GHSS Chakoora Pulwama on 21-09-2020, at Ameer-e- Kabeer Akmal Institute Tral Awantipora on 12-10-2020,at Crescent Computer Centre Awantipora on 15-10-2020. During the training camps, a large number of students, staff members & Civilians participated and were imparted basic training in First Aid, CPR, Knots, Fire Fighting and Rescue Techniques and main focus was awareness about pandemic COVID-19 by the CD/SDRF instructors.
  • SRINAGAR: CD Srinagar organized Civil Defence “Awareness camps” at various places in Srinagar District i.e. at RCDCC Srinagar on 27-06-2020, 22-08-2020, at Yateem
    Free Medical Camp
    CD Srinagar organized one day free medical camp on 29-09-2020 at Gund Hassi Bhat HMT Srinagar in which 20 wardens/ volunteers and staff members participated.
    Khana Jawahar Nagar Srinagar on 25-08-2020, at RCDCC Srinagar on 14-09-2020, at Lal Chowk Srinagar on 17-10-2020. During the training camps, a large number of students, staff members & Civilians participated and were imparted basic training in First Aid, CPR, Knots, Fire Fighting and Rescue Techniques and main focus was awareness about pandemic COVID-19 by the CD/SDRF instructors of District Srinagar.
  • BUDGAM: CD Budgam organised “Awareness camps” at various places in Budgam District i.e. at civil defence premises Budgam on 27-06-2020,at Civil Defence
    CD/SDRF Budgam conducted 05 days basic Civil Defence training course in village Zoogu Khansahab at Govt High School premises w.e.f. 29-09-2020 to 05-10-2020 in which 100 volunteers participated.
    Conference Hall Budgam on 23-07-2020,at District Police Lines Budgam on 14-09-2020, at District Police Lines Budgam on 17-09-2020.During the training camps, a large number of students, staff members, NCC cadets & Civilians participated and were imparted basic training in First Aid, CPR, Knots, Fire Fighting and Rescue Techniquesand main focus was awareness about pandemic COVID-19 by the CD/SDRF instructors of District Budgam.
  • CD Kupwara organized CD “Awareness camps” at various places in Kupwara District i.e. at DPL Kupwara on 10-09-2020 and at Wayen Kupwara on 12-10-2020.During the training camps, a large number of students, staff members, NCC cadets & Civilians participated and were imparted basic training in First Aid, CPR, Knots, Fire Fighting and Rescue Techniquesby the CD/SDRF instructors of District Kupwara.
    05 days CD basic Training camp
    CD/SDRF Kupwara conducted 05 days basic Civil Defence training programme at Wayen Kupwara w.e.f. 09-10-2020 to 14-10-2020 in which 75 volunteers participated.
    CD/SDRF Kupwara conducted 05 days basic Civil Defence training programme at Hayhama Kupwara w.e.f. 16-10-2020 to 20-10-2020 in which 75 Volunteers participated.
  • BARAMULLA: CD Baramulla organised CD “Awareness Camps” at various places in Baramulla District i.e.at DPL Baramulla on 11-06-2020,at CRPF 177 Bn Amargarh
    CD/SDRF Baramulla imparted training of rescue equipments at Component Baramulla in which CD Volunteers, SDRF Recruit Constables and SPO’s participated.
    Sopore on 21-07-2020, at District Hospital Baramulla on 24-07-2020, at PHC Chandoosa on 24-08-2020, at Darul-Uloom Sheeri Baramulla on 10-09-2020, at NTPHC Bandipayeen Chandoosa on 23-09-2020, at Bragt Gund Sopore Baramullaon 10-10-2020 During the training camps, a large number of students, staff members, NCC cadets & Civilians participated and were imparted basic training in First Aid, CPR, Knots, Fire Fighting and Rescue Techniques and main focus was awareness about COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • URI: CD Uri organised CD “Awareness camps” at various places in Uri i.e.at Garkote Uri Halqa on 05-08-2020, at Nambla Uri Halqa-A on 24-08-2020, at Nambla Halqa- B on
    CD Uri conducted 05 days basic Civil Defence training programme to the citizens of Bijhama Uri w.e.f. 28-10-2020 to 02-11-2020 in which 48 Volunteers participated.

    25-09-2020.During the training camps, a large number of students, staff members, NCC cadets & Civilians participated and were imparted basic training in First Aid, CPR, Knots, Fire Fighting and Rescue Techniques by the CD/SDRF instructors of District Uri.


SDRF PERSONNEL UNDERWENT VARIOUS TRAINING COURSES
W.E.F. JANUARY 2020 TO NOVEMBER 2020

S.No.
Name of Training Institute Name of Course undergone
Number of Officers/Officials Trained
1
NDRF Academy Nagpur 166-Civil Defence Instructor
4
2
NDRF Academy Nagpur 04-Verticle Rope Rescue
2
3
NDRF Academy Nagpur 52-Auxilliary Fire Fighting
4
4
NDRF Academy Nagpur TOT CADRE Course
2
5
NDRF 5 th Bn. Pune TOT in CBRN
2
6
NDRF 7 th Bn. Bathinda TOT in MFR/CSSR Course
2
7
SDRF 2 nd Bn. Hqrs. Jammu One week training Course for familiarization/handling of High Value Rescue Equipments.
30 SDRF personnel
8
Online through Webinar at Bn. Hqrs. Jammu MT in MFR/CSSR
3
9
Online through Webinar at Bn. Hqrs. Jammu TOT CADRE
3
10
Police Technical Training Institute Vijaypur Jammu.. 05 week Disaster Management Course
8
11
Police Technical Training Institute Vijaypur Jammu.. One Month Driving & Maintenance Course
3
12
NDRF 8 th Bn. Ghaziabad UP TOT Course on Mobile Radiation Detection system (MRDS)
1


 

Dr. B.Srinivas, IPS, Commandant General HG/CD&SDRF J&K alongwith Staff Officer Ranjit Kanwar and Pvt. Secretary Sh. Ajaz Ali pinning rank to the promoted HC Pawan Kumar at Directorate of HG/CD&SDRF J&K-Srinagar on 09-07-2020.

Sh. Vikas Gupta I/c DIG HG/CD/SDRF Jammu alongwith Smt.Naseem Akhatar Dy.SP, Staff Officer pinning ranks to the promoted SI(M) Om Raj and ASI Rajaram.

Sh. Vikas Gupta, I/c DIG HG/CD/SDRF Jammu accompanied with Smt. Nisha Nathyal, Commandant and Dy.sSP of SDRF 2ND Bn. pining the ranks to the newly promoted officials at Bn. Hqrs. Jammu.

Three days workshop on Disaster Management/ MFR/ Water Rescue was conducted at CRPF 163 Bn Qazigund w.e.f 17-08-2020 to 19-08-2020, in which 45 CRPF Officers/Officials participated.

 

I M P O R T A N T     E V E N T S

Smt. Nisha Nathyal, Commandant SDRF 2nd Bn. during Darbar of Officers/Officials held on 27-07-2020 in connection with COVID-19 Pandemic.

SDRF component Ganderbal clearing the blocked road due to land slide to restore the road connectivity at Bonigma kangan Ganderbal on 17-07-2020.

Civil Defence Volunteers of CD Udhampur providing their service during weekend Lockdown in different wards/areas of Udhampur.

On 23-10-2020, SDRF personnel during COVID-19 Pledge at Bn. Hqrs. Covid 19 pledge with three key messages wear mask, follow physical distancing and maintain hand hygiene was taken by Officers/officials at SDRF 2nd Bn. Hqrs. The pledge was administrated by the Dy.SP Arvinder Kotwal.