IEP CHANDIGARH AUGUST 29, 2022
Punjab Government led by the Chief Minister of Punjab Mr. Bhagwant Mann has decided to establish a Punjab Fire and Emergency Services Training Institute to train youth in latest fire fighting techniques. It will be the first institute of its kind in North India.
Stating this here today, Local Government Minister Dr. Inderbir Singh Nijjar said that this high tech institute will be constructed in Lalru town of SAS Nagar. The institute to be built in an area of about 20 acres and will be recognized by the Government of India. This institute will be under control of the Punjab Fire and Emergency Services Department.
He said that in this institute, ultra modern and world level training will be given to the students with the latest technologies. Courses on fire fighting, rescue, fire acts, state acts, national building code, fire safety standards, industrial standards, emergency response system, special service calls, dealing with emergency situations etc. will be conducted in this institute and students will be trained with hi-tech safety equipment.
According to Dr. Nijjar, the training will be given by international level instructors. Apart from this, services of qualified officers and employees working in Punjab Fire Services will also be taken for training. He said that this institute will also create new employment opportunities for the youths. Apart from this, the officers and employees who are already serving in the fire services can also obtain advanced training from this institute for the better opportunities.