Paradip: The CISF Fire Wing of Paradip Port Trust today observed “National Fire Service Day” to pay homage to firemen and officers who had lost their lives in Bombay Dock Explosion on this day on 1944.
A month long awareness programmes were arranged to provide unique opportunity to educate the people aware about fire hazards, fire prevention, fire-fighting & fire control measures to minimize, loss of lives & properties due to fires.
During the Fire Safety Awareness Month, various enlightening programmes were arranged to educate the General Public, PPT Employees, Contract workers, Home Makers, School/College Children through Classes, Demonstrations, Evacuation Drill, Essay / Slogan / Quiz / Drawing Competitions etc on General Fire Safety and Home Safety.
The Closing Ceremony of the “Fire Safety Awareness Month” was held today with Rinkesh Roy, Chairman, PPT gracing the occasion as chief guest of the occasion.
Addressing the gathering, he told that fire has unique significance across various societies in the world, as it symbolizes purity. But, if it is uncontrolled, then it is potent danger to humanity. There should be well regulated systematic checks in place to avoid any fire related untoward happenings. He called upon the CISF Fire Unit to review the fire safety of local schools, hospitals and come out with valuable solutions in a time bound manner, he added.