Civil Defence organises training at Khonmoh
Srinagar, April 21 (Scoop News) –Civil Defence Srinagar organised disaster preparedness training at Sheikh Ali Mission High School, Khonmoh today. The guests on the occasion were Deputy Controller Civil defence Rafiq Ahmed, Deputy Chief Warden CD Mauzam Bakshi, OSD with Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Aamir Ali, Principal of the School Abdul Ahad Sheikh, Senior Programme manager J&KVHA, AK Wani, Sub Inspector, Fayaz Ahmed, ASI(M) Shabir Ahmed Khan, Management Committee of the School, respectable of the area, teachers and students and CD Trainers Abdul Gaffar, Shakeel Ahmed and Feroze Ahmed. Molvi Muzaffar Ahmed coordinated the programme.
The programme started with Tilwat by Owais Ashraf of class 10th and Naat by Muhid Mushtaq of class 6th in a melodious voice. The students were trained in various disaster preparedness methods, including fire fighting, first aid, search and rescue.
AK Wani of J&KVHA made the students aware about ill effects of tobacco and drugs and the various provisions of anti-tobacco act. He also informed that Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar has directed that all schools should ensure fixing of signages, declaring that sale and smoking of tobacco in all public places and near schools is prohibited. Fayaz Ahmed, General Secretary of the school management presented vote of thanks. Certificates of participation were also distributed amongst the students.
A mock drill was organised by the Civil Defence trainers, in which the school children actively participated. The initiative taken by Civil Defence Organisation was highly appreciated by the locals of the area, who demanded that similar trainings should be organised in all schools.