Dimapur, December 4: The Annual Raising day cum Professional and Sports meet 2019 of the Department of Home Guards (HG)& Civil Defence (CD) commenced at the Central Training Institute(CTI), Toluvi, Dimapur on December 2.
The inaugural programme was chaired by Y Khenito Chishi, District Commandant, Dimapur.
Asemba, Pastor of Home Guards & Civil Defence Baptist Church, CTI invoked God’s blessing for the meet.
Commandant of CTI, S Rotokha Zhimomi delivered the welcome address by welcoming all the participants including Officers, NGOs & NCOs coming from different units. He also thanked L Bendang Lemtur, IPS Commandant General HG & CD for his presence. This was followed by Oath taking which was administered to the participants by Mulai Lamniah, District Commandant, Mokokchung.
The meet was declared open by L Bendang Lemtur, IPS Commandant General, HG & CD.
In his inaugural speech he urged all the participants to adopt the practice of maintaining physical fitness and making it a part of our lifestyle. He emphasized upon the benefit of participation rather than winning. While encouraging the participants to do their best, he also stressed upon the importance of maintaining discipline and camaraderie which are the qualities of a true sportsman.
The weeklong Professional & Sports meet will culminate on December 6 i.e., Raising Day of the Home Guards & Civil Defence along with the rest of the country.
(Page News Service)