City Correspondent GUWAHATI, Dec 6 - The Directorate General of Civil Defence and Commandant General of Home Guards, Assam celebrated the All India Civil Defence and Home Guards Day today at the Central Training Institute, Panikhaiti here.
Additional Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna speaking during celebration of the All India Civil Defence and Home Guards Day at the Central Training Institute, Panikhaiti, in Guwahati on Thursday. – AT Photo
Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Assam Kumar Sanjay Krishna attended the programme as chief guest. Addressing the function, he said that the Civil Defence and Home Guards have been playing an important role in maintaining law and order as well as during the times of disaster.
Sanjay Krishna added that the Civil Defence and Home Guards have also been discharging selfless duties and services for the common people at large. He commended them for their service and expressed hope that the two organisations would continue to serve the people with greater zeal and enthusiasm.
Earlier, the chief guest was given the guard of honour by the parade contingents. Sanjay Krishna released a souvenir of the Civil Defence and Home Guards on the occasion.
Director General of Civil Defence and Commandant General of Home Guards, Assam Pallab Bhattacharyya also addressed the gathering and said that the selected Home Guards personnel would be entrusted with work very soon.
An attractive parade was displayed by the Civil Defence and Home Guards contingents during the programme.