Delhi Fire Service receives a much-needed upgradeby Opinion Express February 28, 2019 0 comments
Satyendra Jain, the Minister of Home, Government of Delhi, recently handed over 28 newly procured vehicles for officers of Delhi Fire Service (DFS) at the Connaught Place Fire Station in New Delhi. The minister also distributed 1,358 newly-procured full-body type-B fire proximity suits. Purchased at a cost of approximately Rs 50,000 per unit, the suits are a great addition to the life safety of firemen. This will not only boost their morale but also put them at par with their international counterparts and bring out a visible change.
The Minister assured that the government is committed to make the DFS, a leading fire service across the globe and bring a change in the perception of the common citizens. He announced that there will be no dearth of funds for the DFS and the government is in the process of procuring robotic arms, drones, remote controlled fire fighting machine and other specialised fire fighting equipments for the DFS.
He further stressed on development of sports facilities for the staff and officers in order to maintain health and fitness. He open heartedly appreciated the work done by the fire fighters in saving life and property at various fire incidents. The Director, Delhi Fire Service, Dr GC Misra assured that DFS will be more effective in the operations and continue to give the best services to the citizens of capital city.
Courtesy & Writer: The Pioneer