Rangpo gears up for Oct 10 mock drill

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8 Oct 2018

All over Sikkim, preparations are now on for staging the mock drill for meeting emergencies by earthquake and other natural disasters on October 10. A preparatory meeting was held at Rangpo on Saturday, attended by Sub-Divisional Magistrate Rangpo Prem Kamal Rai, Deputy Director Human Resource Development Department B. K. Gazmer , Station House Officer Rangpo Keshang D Bhutia  and other representatives of concerned departments. Representatives from different industrial units were present in the meeting.
SDM Prem Kamal Rai distributed responsibilities among all  attended delegates. He said everyone would have to react as if it was a real emergency that had hit the area, for fine-tuning the ability to meet natural calamities. Students of different schools would also participate in the mock drill on October 10. They would organize small awareness rallies, taking placards in their hands, spreading massages about how to take initiatives when calamity struck. The mock drill would start from Rangpo Mining Ground on October 10 at 11.15 a.m.