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Fire Services DG visits Odisha State Watermanship and Life Guard Institute

6/05/2022 at 6:47 PM

DG visits Odisha State Watermanship and Life Guard Institute

Bhubaneswar, May 6: Director-General of Fire Services SK Upadhyay today visited Odisha State Watermanship and Life Guard Institute at Ramchandi in Puri.

He reviewed the status of 100 man barrack and administrative building. The government has allocated 2 acres of land at Ramchand for the creation of infrastructure which is a vital training component for fire service personnel. Upadhyay asked engineers to prepare estimates for different key projects like transit hostel, kitchen and dining block for trainees as well as the development of parade ground and fencing of the compound.

It is pertinent to mention here that Odisha State Watermanship and Life Guard Institute was established by the Government at riverbank of Kushavadra river near Ramchandi which is adjacent to the Bay of Bengal. T

The aim and objective of this training institute is to impart Watermanship course of training and to build the capacity of Odisha Fire Service personnel to make them more professional in aquatic skills.

Since its inception, 4488 trainees from Odisha Fire Service have attended the training till date. Additionally, 538 members of trainees from various state fire units and home guard volunteers of Odisha have also undergone training. On completion of full-fledged infrastructure, it can cater as a unique training institute of its kind in eastern part of India.

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