VILLAGE PANCHAYAT LEVEL BASIC FIRE SAFETY & DISASTER PREPAREDNESS CAMPAIGN
The Directorate of Fire & Emergency Services in coordination with the Directorate of Panchayats, M/s. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd., M/s. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., & M/s. Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. is conducting Village Panchayat Level ‘Basic Fire Safety & Disaster Preparedness’ Training to inculcate awareness among the village people of all Panchayats in the state of Goa concerning Fire Safety and Disaster Preparedness in case of the eventuality of any calamity or disaster (natural and man-made).
The villagers who have already undergone the training programme in Basic Fire Safety and Disaster Preparedness Campaign, in turn, have to train other villagers of their respective Panchayats in order to affect the success of the training programme. The said programme is a continuous process. The Fire Stations Mapusa, Ponda, Pernem, Valpoi, Curchorem, Bicholim Pernem, Pilerne, Vasco, Old Goa, Canacona, Verna, Panaji, and Kundaim are undertaking the training programme in the Village Panchayat within their Fire Station jurisdiction very effectively. Women are also being trained concerning safety aspects regarding LPG Leakage, handling of children in case of any calamity and evacuation.