Chief Minister, Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu launched new Flag, Logo, and Uniform of the Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Response Force (HP SDRF) here today. He also flagged off 10 Vehicles of SDRF on the occasion.
He said that being a hilly State, Himachal Pradesh is a disaster-prone and the launch of HP SDRF’s new Flag, Logo, Uniform, and Vehicles reflects the Force’s commitment to serve the people of the state with dedication and devotion. This launch represents a significant step forward in the state’s disaster management capabilities, said the Chief Minister.
While Appreciating the efforts of the SDRF for undertaking various rescue operations during disasters, Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said that this Force has shown excellent performance in the past few months and its dedication and efficiency have been instrumental in saving lives and property during natural calamities. The newly launched resources will enable the HP SDRF to serve the people of Himachal Pradesh more effectively.
Director General of Police Sanjay Kundu said that SDRF is a recently established force that has been efficiently serving the citizens of Himachal Pradesh in the past few months and has three companies located in Shimla, Mandi, and Kangra with its current manpower of 183 personnel.
Industries Minister Harshwardhan Chauhan, Education Minister Rohit Thakur, MLAs Ravi Thakur, I.D. Lakhanpal and Suresh Kumar, ADGP Law and Order Abhishek Trivedi and Head of SDRF and Superintendent of Police Ilma Afroz were also present on the occasion.