Capacity building prog held

WALONG, Jul 23: A two-day capacity building programme on disaster management was conducted by the disaster management department at GMES Walong and GRS Sarti under Walong circle in Anjaw district on 11 and 12 July, respectively.
Hundreds of students, GBs, former panchayat members and others participated in the programmes, during which training was imparted on safety against fire, landslides, lightning, earthquake, etc. Mock drills were also conducted.
Teachers and GBs were briefed regarding the preparation of school and village disaster management plans. The department also provided first-aid boxes and portable fire extinguishers to various schools.
The teachers-in-charge of the schools were asked to prepare the SDMP and VDMP of their respective schools/villages, and to update the plans and conduct the mock drills on a regular basis. (DIPRO)