National Fire Service Day 14th April 2014

The National Fire Service Day will be observed in Goa on 14th April’2014, to pay homage to Firemen Martyrs who have sacrificed their lives during the course of duty, followed by a Fire Prevention Week from 14th to 20th April’2014 to raise the public Fire Safety Awareness. The theme for the year 2014 is;  

“ Fire Prevention is the Best Insurance ”

आग से बचाव ही सबसे अच्छी सुरक्षा है

  • On National Fire Service Day, 14th April 2014, Wreaths would be placed on the Firemen Martyrs’ Column by all ranks of the Fire Service Personnel.
  • A ceremonial Parade will be held at the Fire Force Training Ground, St. Inez, Panaji at 10:00 hours. Shri B.V. Wanchoo, Hon. Governor of Goa will be the Chief Guest for the function.
  • Commendation Certificates to the Fire Personnel and Prizes to the participant of Poster Competition will be awarded at the hands of Hon. Governor of Goa on 14th April’2014. 
  • Live Demonstration of Fire Fighting, Urban Search and Rescue, Medical First Responders and Life Rescue from 32 meters Aerial Ladder Platform have been organized for the public on 14th April’2014 at 11:00 hours.
  • During the Fire Prevention Week 14th to 20th April’2014, Street plays will be conducted in 70 Village Panchayats across the State of Goa as a Community Education Campaign in association with the Industrial organization. The Street Plays will depict various facets of Fire Safety Awareness for the public. The Schedule of the programme will be aired by BIG 92.7 FM for the information of public.BIG92.7 FM will also be doing Radio Campaigning on Do’s and Dont’s of Fire Prevention and Fire Safety.
  • The Directorate of Fire and Emergency Services have organized All Goa Quiz Competition for the High School level Students on 22nd April’2014. The Quiz will cover General Knowledge, Fire Safety Awareness and recent events. The Venue for the Quiz Competition is Institute Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji. The Quiz Competition will commence at 09:30 hours. The Quiz Competition is being organized in association with M/s Nestle (I) Ltd. Attractive Prizes and Certificates will be awarded to the Winners and Participants.

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