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April 25, 2018

Fire department to start skill training course for youth, will also make trained youth part of GDRCC

Panaji : Unemployed youth in the state may find a reason to cheer as the directorate of fire and emergency services has decided to start skill training course that can help youth earn their livelihoods.

The department will also form Goa disaster response cadet corp (GDRCC) and make trained youth a part of the corp, a voluntary service, to provide community-level support to department by serving as first responders and spread awareness about social responsibility.

Under the GDRCC, the department will provide youth a chance to acquire skills in disaster response. The skills will enhance the youths’ employment value enabling them to find new job opportunities. The corp will provide the department dependable citizens, within the jurisdiction of every fire station, who can be relied upon to assist the fire personnel in responding to any incident. The proposal to set up the corp and start the course has been sent to the government for approval.

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