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201/2024-2512-06-2024
Chennai
Mock drill conducted at Tondiarpet yard to review disaster preparedness


In a comprehensive exercise to enhance disaster management skills and review disaster preparedness, relief & rescue operations, a Joint Mock Drill was conducted at Tondiarpet Marshalling Yard in the early morning hours of today, the 12th of June 2024.  The Safety, Civil Defence and RPF wings of Chennai Division of Southern Railway, in coordination with Central agencies such as the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Tamil Nadu Disaster Response Force (TNDRF) and Metropolitan Disaster Response Force conducted this Mock drill exercise. A team of 400 professionally trained crew and State-of-the-art equipment were deployed for the exercise.

The mock drill was carried out as per underlying safety protocols, under the aegis of Shri Ganesh, Principal Chief Safety Officer and Senior officials of Chennai Division namely, Shri Ankur Chauhan, Additional Divisional Railway Manager, Dr.Sobha Jasmine, Chief Medical Superintendent and Shri M. Balamurali, Senior Divisional Safety Officer, Shri B. Ramakrishna, Senior Divisional Security Commissioner, Shri Nithin Nobert, Dy. Chief Safety Officer/Traffic and Shri Mohammed Shamim, Dy. Chief Safety Officer/Mechanical and other branch officers of the Division. 

Besides, Senior officials from NDRF namely, Shri T.P.S. Ayyasamy, Commandant, 13th Battalion, Avadi , Tamil nadu and Shri P. Sudhakar, Dy. Commandant, 4th Battalion, Arakkonam led the team of NDRF crew.  Shri R. Murugan, Additional Divisional Fire Officer, North Chennai led the Fire rescue team.

During the four hour long mock drill, an accident scene was simulated using condemned coaches and dummies of passengers. A Self-propelled Accident Relief Train (SPART) withDoctors, paramedical staff, rescue workers, engineers and emergency tools for extricating passengers from debris was sent to the accident spot set up for mock drill. The NDRF, TNDRF and MDF team rehearsed the rescue and relief operations that are encountered in case of accidents, and clocked the response time to check the preparedness during such incidents such as:

·       Mobilisation of men, materials and machines to the accident zone

Setting up of lighting arrangements

Coach cutting and extricating trapped passengers from the derailed coaches

Setting up of emergency control centre

Emergency medical  action to be given to the injured  like CPR / first aid and shifting them to nearest medical centres for further treatment ,

Provision of passenger assistance,

Assisting  passengers with food and refreshments and

Restoration of traffic in the affected section, etc.

The main objective of the Mock Drill is to evaluate response and readiness in coordination with all departments so as to improve preparedness and ability to respond to any disaster.


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