NSS unit of Government College of Commerce
and Business Administration, Sector-50, Chandigarh in collaboration with Disaster
Management Committee and Environment society (AVNI) organised an education
drill by NDRF in the college campus on 27th February 2019.
The evacuation drill to create awareness
about disaster management techniques was conducted by Inspector Mr. Bhivani
Singh Rathore, SIGD Mr.Ankit Yadav and
12 other members of NDRF team.
The Dean of the college Mr. Amarpreet Singh Sijher,
Vice Principal of the college Dr. Bikramjit Kaur, Ms. Aanchal Malik, Covenor -AVNI and
Dr.Renuka Mehra, faculty members and 300 students of the collage including 140 girls and 160
boys attended the event.
Team showcased evacuation drill through use of CRIS tools and equipment in case of calamities where
special attention was given to evacuation techniques in
case of an earthquake; since
Chandigarh is an earthquake prone area. Use of vertical and horizontal
approach to search and rescue victims to safer places quickly was suggested. The
relevance of fire extinguishers in high rise building was taught to the
students and faculty members.
instilled a sense of preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation in the
students as many even participated as volunteers in demonstration of evacuation
This event has been of utmost importance in
an era of frequent natural and man- made disasters where we need to be equipped as first respondents to be a help to the society .