Training plays an important role for
human resource development in Civil Defence, Home Guards
and Fire Services.
Training in Civil Defence have been
planned with 3 tier concept, i.e., at local level or
town level, at State level and also at National level.
There are at the moment 18 State Central Training Institutes
operating in the country. National Civil Defence College,
Nagpur a sub-ordinate training establishment of the
Ministry, is the training institute for the training
of the State trainers and also conducts some special
and advance training courses.
Home Guards training is conducted at
District Training Centres and also at State Central
Training Institutes. Home Guards also undergo various
Civil Defence/Disaster Management and Intervention courses
at NCDC, Nagpur. At present total 187 DTCs are operating
in various States/UTs along with 18 CTIs.
Fire Service Training for lower level
functionaries is conducted at State Fire Trg. Centres.
At present, 14 such Training Centres are operating under
various States/UTs and Central Ministries for catering
the training requirement of their own. Recently, Government
of India had identified 8 such training establishments
out of total 14 as Regional Fire Training Centre for
the training of operational Fire Service personnel of
other States having no fire training facilities and
also for training of Sub-Officers course for the age
barred in service personnel, under the aegis at National
Fire Service College, Nagpur.
For catering the training requirement
of officers cadre of Fire Service, National Fire Service
College (NFSC) was established at Nagpur way back in
1956 which conducts various certificate, diploma, advance
diploma and degree courses for fire service officers.
In addition, special collaborative
courses are also conducted with various Military, Police
and Civil Training establishments on Emergency Relief
and allied subject, details of which are as under:-
||CTI, Karnataka (Bangalore) Watermanship Course
||CME, Pune Camouflage & Bomb Disposal
||CPRTI, New Delhi Radio Communication
Details of NCDC and NFSC, Nagpur is
furnished in subsequent pages.