Pu Lawmawma Tochhawng Vice Chairman HPC Lunglei yesterday inaugurated a ‘Basic Disaster Management Training’ at the 2nd Bn MAP Hqrs, Luangmual. The training is organized under the aegis of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the Disaster Management & Rehabilitation Department, Government of Mizoram. Participants from Lunglei, Lawngtlai and Siaha District Polices will undergo the training for 4 days under the guidance of Inspector Kishore 1st Bn National Disaster Response Force.

Speaking at the inauguration, the Vice Chairman HPC Lunglei, stressed on the importance of proper and correct training for personnel involved in disaster management, and expressed hope that the training would instill a fundamental understanding of basic disaster management amongst the participants. Highlighting on the need for police and other first responders to continually upgrade their skills and knowledge in disaster management, he encouraged the DM&R Departments to continue to organize more such trainings in the future. He also took the opportunity to thank the 2nd Battalion’s State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) for working round the clock during the District’s recent monsoon related emergencies, lauding the commitment and dedication of all personnel involved. 

Pu FJ Liantluanga Director DM&R Deptt and Pu Saidingliana Commandant 2nd Bn MAP and other senior police officials of Lunglei District were present at the function.