About Fire Service Department
Service to public is our motto. You all know well about the services being rendered by the Fire Service Department during emergency times.
During French region, the Fire Services was commissioned as a branch of Police Department. Till 1981, this Department functioned as one of the ingredients of Police Department. It was segregated from Police Department and attached with the Local Administration Department in the year 1981. In 1984, it was separated from the Local Administration Department and functioning as a separate Department under the control of Secretary to Government (Fire Service).
Fire Service Week
The Fire Service Week is observed from 14th April to 20th April as an annual feature throughout this Union Territory. The theme for every year was given wide publicity by depicting it through posters, folders, hand bills, cinema slides. Various steps are taken to inculcate the sense of fire prevention amongst the citizens by demonstration, radio and TV programmes which are arranged for a period of 1 week.
In order to make people aware of the fire prevention methods, demonstrations on fire prevention and rescue operations are conducted in various centers and advertisement released in mass media. Essay competitions were conducted on fire prevention among the school children and prizes were awarded to them.
Theme of publicity for the year 2016
"PREVENT FIRE ACCIDENT AND PROMOTE NATION'S DEVELOPMENT"
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