Mock fire drill held in MP to check safety measures ahead of PBD

Bhopal: Fire department authorities on December 30 conducted a mock drill in Indore in view of the upcoming ‘Pravasi Bharatiya Divas’ and Global Investors Summit (GIS), officials said.

The mock drill exercise was carried out in the evening to check for the operational preparedness for the two mega events scheduled to be held in the country’s cleanest city from January 8 to 10, and from January 11 to 12, officials said.

A team from the fire department reached the Brilliant Convention Centre in the Vijay Nagar area and performed the mock drill exercise which included extinguishing a fire and taking people to safety ..

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the ‘Pravasi Bharatiya Divas’ which is being organized after a gap of two years.

The Municipal Corporation Deputy Commissioner Abhishek Gehlot said that a number of VVIPs and VIPs would be coming for the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas and the Global Investors Summit.

“The staff of Brilliant Convention Center were also trained on how to rescue people in case of fire,” he added.

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