Mumbai Port Trust celebrated World Civil Defence day on 1.3.2017 with pomp and grandeur. On this occasion, Civil Defence flag was hoisted by Shri. Rajendra Paibir, Secretary, Mumbai Port Trust and Civil Defence oath was administered by the Civil Defence Controller Shri. Md.Rufi S.Qureshi. Shri Paibir addressed the Civil Defence volunteers about the importance of Civil Defence and also appreciated the work done by the volunteers. Around 65 volunteers participated. The Secretary appealed to the participants to motivate more and more MbPT employees including lady employees for enrolling as volunteers for Civil Defence work. He observed that it is service to the nation and society at large. He flagged off the Civil Defence rally taken out in MbPT quarters and adjacent areas, to spread the message of importance of Civil Defence and with appeal to join this voluntary service. Shri. Bhonde, Chief Fire Officer, Shri.Chhadda, Dy.Chief Fire Officer and Shri.Ramgude, Sr.Welfare Officer were also present on the occasion.
Mumbai, dated 9th March 2017