Dimapur, June 30: A plantation drive was organized by Regional Response Centre (RRC), National Disaster Response Force (12th -NDRF), Chiechama in collaboration with Fire & Emergency Service and Chiechama Village Youth Organization (CVYO) on June 30.
Introduction of plantation drive was shared by P. Nupajao Singh, Deputy Commandant, 12th NDRF. He stated that the purpose of the plantation drive was to protect the surrounding environment by planting more trees.
Basing on the motto of the NDRF “Saving Lives and Beyond”, he stressed that organizing the plantation drive can save lives by saving the environment. He stated the drive was part of the 12th NDRF’s mission to plant 1 lakh trees. He also shared about the mitigation of disaster, technique and timely intervention.
Mhalezolie Metha, chairman, Village Council Chiechama shared appreciated the NDRF and Fire & Emergency Services, Nagaland for inviting the village council to be a part of the initiative and extended cooperation of the village council in future endeavours.
Neilasa Sopfii, Inspector General, Fire & Emergency Services, Government of Nagaland stated the purpose and mission of the NDRF and impressed upon the history and importance of setting up of the RRC and REMTI (Regional Emergency Management Training Institute) in the State for mitigation and tackling natural disasters and also imparting training, awareness to the public on disaster management.
(Page News Service)