The civil defence force performing their rescue and relief skills during a mock drill conducted at Visakha Railway station on Saturday
The civil defence force performing their rescue and relief skills during a mock drill conducted at Visakha Railway station on Saturday

 Visakhapatnam: Civil Defence, an organisation of Waltair Division of East Coast Railway, has displayed their rescuing and relief skills during a mock drill conducted on the eve of Civil Defence Raising Day celebrations here on Saturday at Visakha railway 

The civil defence force is an institution of volunteers set up to play an effective role in disaster management and during times of contingency. 

A real time rescue operation to evacuate victims, injured in an atmosphere of bomb blast, fire incidence in a crowded area, at Visakhapatnam Railway station, under the guidance of K.Dhanunjeya Rao, ADRM, Waltair and AK Moharana, Senior Divisional Safety Officer, Waltair was displayed.

Speaking on the occasion, ADRM Dhanunjeya Rao said that a civil defence volunteer is one who jumps into action during a fire, a building collapses and other natural calamities, disasters, for the defence of the citizens and provide them first aid. 

It is very essential to conduct mock drills for exchange of expertise, views and techniques, he said. The entire operation was monitored by Civil Defence Inspector and other officials from Civil Defense department of Waltair Division.
 


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