Col. J. R. Kaushik, who is a Senior
Specialist (Civil Defence) working
under National Disaster Management
Authority, New Delhi visited Central
Training Institute, Toluvi on June 28.
Senior Staff Officer, Civil Defence &
Home Guards, Kohima, M. Pienyu in a
press release stated that
Col. J. R. Kaushik inspected the
ongoing training activities at CTI and
facilities available there.
He expressed satisfaction with the
activities carried out at CTI.
State officials from the Civil Defence &
Home Guards briefed the specialist
on the activities and trainings
conducted at CTI.
Col. Kaushik also apprised on the
problems and inconveniences faced
by CTI in terms of revamping of civil
defence, training and recruitment
facilities, disaster management
related and most importantly fund
constraints from the centre.
In response, Col. Kaushik assured to
take up the matter with the centre. M.
Pienyu in a release stated CTI Toluvi
provides technical support to
Nagaland State Disaster Management
Authority in conducting trainings for
local populace on how to respond to
“Community being the first
responders in any disaster before
external help arrives, it is imperative
that communities are trained on first
responder methods and techniques in
order to reduce loss of life and
property. CTI will continue to render
its sincere services to the
community”, added M. Pienyu.