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Fire Park Would Help Create a Safety Compliant Citizenry- CM

Bhubaneswar : Chief Minister Sri Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the “Fire
Park” and launched a dynamic online portal, `AgnishamaSeva’ of
Odisha Fire Service on virtual platform today.
The Fire Park is a novel initiative in the entire country to bring
awareness on fire safety measures. Located inside the premises of
Odisha Fire & Disaster Academy in Bhubaneswar, the Fire Park will
be opened to public on every Saturday from 3.30 PM to 5.30 PM.
Demonstrations on use of First Aid Fire-fighting Equipment, and
rescue & disaster operations, visit to exhibition hall, screening of
films and distribution of leaflets on fire safety will be the part of the
activities. Students from schools and colleges will be the focus group.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that it would
go a long way in educating and improving awareness on basic fire
safety measures among the people, particularly among the students.
It’s no doubt an effort in right direction to create a safety compliant
citizenry, the Chief Minister added.
Speaking that all the sixteen fire related services are now
available to the citizens on online mode in the dynamic portal
www.odishafshgscd.gov.in , the Chief Minister advised the fire service
department to continue to put priority on the Feedback mechanism
under the “Mo Sarkar” to ensure hassle-free and time bound services
to the public.
Appreciating the role of Odisha Fire Service in fighting the
Covid-19 pandemic, the Chief Minister commended the fire service
personnel for the massive plasma donation for treatment of critical
Covid patients.
He added that all these efforts continued uninterrupted in spite of
the pre-occupation in rescue and restoration work during cyclone,
“Amphan” and high floods in August, 2020.
Speaking very high of the role of Odisha Fire Service, he said it
has earned glorious distinction for itself at the national level for its
outstanding services on rescue and disaster response.
The Chief Minister expected the Odisha Fire Service to continue
to adopt technological innovations and bring about transformational
changes in the public delivery system.
Speaking at the event Minister of State Home Shri Dibya Shankar
Mishra appreciated the Chief Minister’s leadership and said he has
inspired, encouraged the fire fighters all the way to serve the people
DG Fire Services Shri Satyajit Mohanty gave the welcome
address and IG Fire Services shri Asit Panigrahi offered the vote of
Chief Secretary, Development Commissioner, ACS Home,
Secretary to CM (5T), Special Secretary Home and other senior police
officers were present. Fire Service personnel across the state were
connected online.

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