5-day school safety training programme held


Srinagar – District Institute of Education & Training (DIET) Srinagar in collaboration with Divisional Disaster Management Authority Kashmir and Civil Defence Srinagar organised five day school safety and disaster preparedness training programme where as many as 50 Teachers from various educational institutions of the district were imparted training regarding disaster preparedness.

Besides, the Teachers were also imparted training in first-aid, fire-fighting, search and rescue by Chief Instructor Abdul Gaffar, Civil Defence Trainers Nazir Ahmed and Mohammed Sarwar. During the training, Secretary, Regional Red Cross Committee, Abdul Jabbar Chakat and Deputy Controller, Civil Defence Mohammed Rafiq also interacted with the teachers and shared their experience with them about the disaster management.

The valedictory function was held today at Bemina, where Aamir Ali, Head Disaster Management and OSD with Div Com Kashmir was the Chief Guest. Principal DIET Srinagar, Syed Aijaz Qalandar presided over the function, which was coordinated by HoD Planning & Training, DIET Srinagar Mohammed Rafi.

During the interaction, the teachers were impressed upon to prepare school safety plans, so as to be prepared to face any eventuality. The teachers actively participated in the sessions and showed keen interest. A mock drill was also organised on the occasion and the teachers, including ladies, handled fire extinguishers.

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