Desaster Management Cell at Republic Day celebration venue

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Bangalore, Jan 24 (UNI) In an attempt to leave no stone unturned in providing fool proof security during the Republic Day celebrations, a Disaster Management Cell has been established at Field Marshal Manek Shaw Parade Grounds where Karnataka Governor Rameshwar Thakur unfurls the national tri-colour on January 26.

Addressing a press conference here today, Bangalore Urban District Deputy Commissioner M A Sadiq, however, clarified that the Cell has been established not merely in view of the general threat perception haunting the country, but also to swing into in time of emergencies emergencies and to provide a professional concept to the system.

He said that the Cell is fully equipped with professionals from various departments including Fire Services, Health and Family Welfare, Information, Police and Revenue.

He said that four categories of doctors- Cardiologist, an Orthopedic Surgeon, a Pediatrician and a Physician along with requisite paramedical staff would be available at the Disaster Management Cell to provide medical assistance during emergency or in exigency.

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