Exercise on disaster mgmt held

BASARNALLO, Sep 26: Students, teachers, GBs and others benefitted from a ‘familiarization exercise on disaster management’ conducted by a team from the 12th Bn NDRF at the government secondary school here in Papum Pare district on Thursday.
Led by Inspector Vivek Kumar, the team demonstrated lifesaving techniques to be employed in the event of natural or manmade calamities, such as vehicular accident, fire, earthquake, flood, and landslide.
Speaking on the occasion, Sangdupota CO Takam Nicholas urged the GBs to spread awareness on the rescue techniques in their villages.
He apprised the students of various road safety measures and the provisions of the recent Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019, and exhorted them to be “model citizens on the road and during unforeseen disasters.”