State Level Poster Competition for children to be held on 7th April 2012

In keeping with the tradition, The National Fire Service Day will be observed on 14th April 2012.  In this context it is proposed to hold Poster Competition for children above the age of 7 years up to the age of 14 years.  The entries will be divided in two groups – Group-I (7 to 10 years) and Group-II (11 to 14 years). The Theme for the current year is “SMOKE MANAGEMENT SAVES LIVES”

The Topic for Group-I would be Fire Safety Precaution at Home and the Topic for Group-II would be Fire Safety Precaution at Work Place.

The children desirous of participating in the Poster Competition shall report to the nearest Fire Station in their respective area on 07.04.2012 (Saturday)  at 10.00 hours.  The time allotted for the competition will be 2 hours i.e. from 10.30 hours to 12.30 hours.  Drawing paper, pencil and crayons will be provided at the venue. Children will be judged on the originality and appeal of the Fire Safety message conveyed through their poster drawing. Three prizes will be awarded in each group, the same will be given away on  14th April 2012 at 10.00 hours during the official ceremonial function held at the Fire Force Headquarters, St. Inez, Panaji.

In case of any clarifications, Shri Prakash M. Parab, Asst. Divisional Officer, Central Fire Station Ponda, Ponda - Telephone No.9763717046 (M), or 2312044(O), Shri Rajendra A. Haldankar, Asst. Divisional Officer, District Fire Station Panaji, St. Inez, Panaji – Telephone No.9763717051(M) or 2225500(O), Shri Nitin V. Raikar, Asst. Divisional Officer, District Fire Station Margao, Aquem, Margao Goa – Telephone No.9763717052(M) or 2714600 and Shri Ajit K. Kamat, Station Fire Officer (Training), Fire Force Headquarters, Panaji - Telephone No. 9763717053 or 2225500 (O) may be contacted on any working day between 10.30 hours to 17.00 hours. Entries may be sent by email address: -,, or