DC Witnesses MRPL On-Site Emergency Mock Drill

Saturday, September 19th, 2020
Mrpl Mockdril

Mangaluru :  MRPL, Karnataka’s sole Petroleum Refinery conducted an On-Site Emergency Mock Drill in its premises on September 19, Saturday in the presence of DC & DM of DK Dr Rajendra K V, IAS and Deputy Director of factories Rajesh Mishrikoti and other dignitaries. Officials from various wings of district administration and representatives from government bodies […]

NDRF staff rescued several people from collapsed building at Pandeshwar

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Mangaluru: In an emergency situation at Pandeshwara Mall several people were trapped in the collapsed building, the alert fire personnel and NDRF staff rescued them in a swift operation on April 8th, Monday. To track people trapped in the collapsed building sniffer dogs were used. Later, the rescue team managed to get them out. This is an mock drill […]

Oil spill mock drill conducted at NMPT

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Mangaluru : The New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT), along with MRPL, successfully conducted oil spill mock drill at Single Point Mooring (SPM) in association with all the stake-holders. About 500 metres of inflatable booms laid out encircling the SPM. Disk type skimmer also tried out which is normally used to skim the oil from water. Representatives […]

‘Tsunami’ rescue mock drill held at Uchila Bovi School

Friday, September 9th, 2016

Ullal : The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) had set up an incident command post at Uchila Bovi Boys’ English Medium School near Someshwara beach, Mangaluru, on Thursday, following back-to-back tsunami alerts from ‘10 km off coast of Pakistan’ starting from 11.30 am IST sounded from Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (Incois). Ambulances zipping […]

Mock drill on disaster response at HPCL premises

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Mangaluru : The personnel of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) conducted a mock drill on Wednesday at the HPCL premises, to display ways dealing with industrial accidents and natural disaster. The drill was organised in association with the district administration and 32 other departments of the government. As part of the drill, the leakage […]

Mock drill at BPCL LPG bottling plant marks chemical disaster prevention day

Friday, December 5th, 2014
Mock dril

Mangaluru : In a mock dril a operator noticed a leakage in the LPG pipeline connecting the 650 metric tonne LPG storage sphere bottom to the Remote Operated Valve (ROV), at the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) LPG bottling plant at Baikampady Industrial area in Mangaluru on Thursday at around 11.20 am. Immediately the emergency […]

Mock drill of ‘Air Crash’ at MIA, checks rescue operations and alertness of authorities

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
Air Crash Mock drill

Mangalore : A scene of tense situation prevailed at Mangalore International Airport on April 29, Tuesday, as the passengers were unaware of the routine mock drill exercised in the Airport premises. It is learnt that the passengers were panicked for some time, as they witnessed thick black smoke emitting, sirens of fire tenders and ambulance […]

Fire safety mock drill held at Rosario school

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
Fire safety mock drill held at Rosario school

Mangalore : The fire fighting personnel organized a mock drill to create awareness for the students of Rosario school and college on Jan 23 Monday. The fire fighting personnel demonstrated the students to escape and save other people trapped in burning buildings. Pandeshwar SI Ramakrishna briefed the importance of the demonstration and its necessity. The […]

Mock drill by armed police creates panic

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Karwar: Due to false rumours spread by some ignorant persons watching a mock drill by Police at Karwar, called ‘ Sagar Kavach’, (protection of Sea), on armed exercise to check the war-preparedness of certain security agencies at the waterfront, panic spread among local people as if terrorists had planted bombs below kali bridge, on Thursday. […]

Students of Zulekha Nursing College held disaster management drill

Saturday, June 11th, 2011
mock drill

Mangalore: The students of Zulekha Nursing College, which is part of Yenepoya Specialty Hospital conducted a mock disaster management drill at the auditorium of Zulekha College on June 10, Friday.. Around 200 students participated in the mock disaster management drill. The students conducted a rescue operation at a mock air crash site, as a part […]