All India Civil Defence and Home Guards Day celebrated

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DISPUR, Dec. 6: The Directorate General of Civil Defence and Commandant General of Home Guards, Assam have celebrated the All India Civil Defence and Home Guards Day today on December 6, 2018 at the Central Training Institute, Panikhaiti, Guwahati.

Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Assam Shri Kumar Sanjay Krishna attended the programme as the Chief Guest. Addressing the function, the Additional Chief Secretary said that Civil Defence and Home Guards have played an important role by maintaining law and order as well as during the times of disaster. He added that the Civil Defence and Home Guards have been discharging selfless duties and services for the common people at large. He commended them for their service and hope that they will continue to serve the people with greater zeal and enthusiasm.

At the outset of the programme, the Chief Guest was given the guard of honour by the parade contingents. The Additional Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna released a Souvenir of the Civil Defence and Home Guards on the occasion. He also gave away the President’s Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal for Distinguished service to Shri Lakhiram Bordoloi, Dy. DCD & Dy. CGHG, Assam which was conferred on 15th August,2018. President’s Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal for Meritorious Service to Shri Nabajyoti Borah, Senior Staff Officer (A) cum Principal, CTI (CD) & HG), Panikhaiti and Shri Mukut Ali, Subedar, ASRF Bn-I, Barjhar, Nalbari which was also conferred during 15th August 2017. He also gave away the DGCD’S Commendation Medal 2018 to Shri Nabajyoti Borah, Senior Staff Officer (A) cum Principal, CTI (CD & HG), Panikhaiti, Guwahati, Shri Tapan Barman, Senior Staff Officer (G), O/o DGCD & CGHG, Assam, Shri Basanta Sarma, District Commandant, Home Guards, Silchar, Smt. Manali Das, District Commandant, Mangaldoi, Shri Bibekananda Chetia, Subedar District HG Office, Lakhimpur, Shri Kamini Kumar Bhagawati, Subedar, ASRF Bn-I, Barjhar, Nalbari, Shri Nil Kishore Boro, Platoon Commander, Shri Homeswar Barman, Havildar, Shri Hari Bahadur Pradhan, Constable/204, and Shri Shyamal Kr. Nath, Guardsman in the programme.

Director General of Civil Defence and Commandant General of Home Guards, Assam, Shri Pallab Bhattacharyya also addressed the gathering and said that the selected Home Guards would be put into work very soon.

A beautiful parade was displayed by the Civil Defence and Home Guards Contingents during the programme.