New Mangalore Port Trust observed the Fire Service Day on 18th April 2017 at 09.00 am at Port Fire Station at NMPT. Shri P.C.Parida, Chairman, Shri Suresh Shirwadkar, Dy.Chirman and Capt. Pradeep Mohanty, Dy. conservator along with other Senior Officers laid wreaths on the Martyrs column to pay homage to those firemen who have laid down their lives whilst discharging their duty.Chairman, NMPT addressed the gathering and appreciated the service rendered by the Port Fire Service on various occasion. He also emphasized that the Port Fire Service should be a model fire fighting unit to all and should remain alert at all times so as to respond to any emergencies in and around the Port.
The Fire Week Celebrations are observed nationwide during April 14th to 20th April in memory of the great fire fighters who have sacrificed their lives for the service.