Aizawl: An inaugural function of Fire Prevention Week,2021 was held at MADC, Forest Hall, here in Siaha, Friday.
Kesavan R, IAS Deputy Commissioner and Chairman District Level Fire Prevention Committee, Siaha graced this function as Chief Guest.
Thaly T. Azyu, Conservator of Forest, MADC & Secretary DLFP Committee presided the function.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief guest stressed the importance of co-operation between Government’s departments, NGOs and the general public in the fire preventive measures, and said ‘almost all the wild fire incidents were caused by mischievous act or by accident of individuals. As the benefits of having bountiful flora and fauna were enjoyed by one and all, the harsh impact of destroyed flora and fauna by wildfire was also suffered by one and all.’
Therefore, the Fire preventive measures must not be taken up by the forest department alone, it be taken up by one and all, he quipped.
He also implored the general public to strictly abide by the Government’s order in regard to Jhum burning scheduled dates to avoid wildfire.