Classification of Cities/ Towns
Since India is a vast country, it is not possible to establish Civil Defence in each village or in each City/Town. Considering this, the Govt.of india has classified the cities/ towns in two categories, namely;-
- (A) Class- One Civil Defence City/Town;-
Those cities/ towns, which have importance of National level or where hinderance occurs of National war equipments/ materials due to air attacks and which causes affect in the capacity of soldiers active in war are known upon class-one Civil Defence City/ Town, Like Delhi, Agra, Gwalior etc.
- (B) Class- two Civil Defence City/ Town;-
These are those city or town, whose importance is slightly less than class-one city/ town, which are main transportation centre or if air attack occurs in these city/ town then it lie impacts on national economy, such city or town are called class-two category City/ Town, e.g. Bhilai, Bhopal etc.
Presently, Civil Defence Training school is being established at village- parsada, Dist. - Bilaspur (C.G.) by Central Govt. to make the Civil Defence more effective, under which the central Govt. has issued a grant-in-aid of rs. 146.00 lakhs for the construction establishment of civil Defence Training School under which, the construction work of hostel and administrative building has already been completed.
- Parliament (Lok Sabha) has already enacted Civil Defence ACT (NO.27), 1968 w.e.f. 28-05-1968 and its Rules and Acts are enforced in all over India. It has been published in Gazette of Madhya Pradesh, dated 09-08-01968 and 20-12-1968.
- Bhilai town has been declared as class-B Civil Defence city/ town by centre.
- Decision of Revamping of Civil Defence has been taken after the recommendation of k.m. singh committee in year 2009.
- Enhancing the area of Civil Defence city/ town by centre, the entire Durg District has been declared as “B”- class District.
- Under pilot project, by Home Guard Department 4 Master Trainers were trained at Nagpur
- Centre has given target to Drug C.G. to nominate 3600 Volunteers.
- Nominations of 3600 Volunteers have been completed by February 2012.
- First time in the state, under centre promoted scheme, as pilot project, a target of nominating 3600 Civil Defence Volunteers in Durg District has been ascertained. Nomination of 3600 volunteers, as per the target, has already been completed by February 2012.