Valedictory function of Aapda Mitra held at Panikhati near Guwahati

Virendra Mittal

GUWAHATI, July 27: The valedictory function of the training for Aapda Mitra conducted at Central Training Institute of Civil Defence, Panikhati was held on Friday. Deputy Commissioner, Kamrup (M) Virendra Mittal and CEO Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) Rajesh Prasad attended the function, a communiqué said.

In his speech DC Mittal said that disaster always comes suddenly, so he asked Aapda Mitras to keep themselves to offer helping hand for the needy people. He informed the gathering that the Aapda Mitra will be engaged during the BoolBoom Yatra for the first time.

CEO ASDMA Rajesh Prasad also asked Aapda Mitra to work responsively for the society. He also interacted with the trainees.

Aapda Mitra training is a National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) funded programme initiated by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) and organised by District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), the communiqué added.