Port Blair, Mar 01: It has brought to the notice of the general public that Disaster Warning Sirens have been installed in the premises of Secretariat, DBRAIT, DSS Marine, Chatham Saw Mill (Forest Dept), Police Station Aberdeen, Police Station Pahargaon, Police Station Chatham, JNRM College, Port Blair, Fish Landing Centre, Junglighat, IOC, Forest Guest House Carbyns Cove, Police Station Bambooflat, Police Station Ograbraj, Police Station Chouldari, Police Station Humfrigunj, O.P Wimberlygunj, O.P Ferrargunj, Police Booth Hati taapu, OP Tirur, Tirur Jarawa Protection Post, OP Radhanagar, Rajiv Gandhi Aquaculture, Kodiyghat, Police Station Neil, Police Station Havelock. Nimbutala, Rangat, OP 19 Km R.K Pur, L/Andaman, Fire Station, Hut Bay (L/Andaman), EOC Car Nicobar, Teressa – A.E Office APWD, Chowra – JE Office, APWD, Katchal – A.E Office APWD, EOC Kamorta and EOC Campbell Bay. The sirens have been installed to alert the general public during any Disaster which is blown at high pitch/volume. The Siren will be blown in the following manner during occurrence of the disaster.
The siren will be tested on 3rd and 18th of every month at 1000 Hrs. during the test, the siren will be blown for two successive blast for 30 seconds. Siren of Electronic Display Board installed at Police Control Room, State Control Room, Junglighat (Fisheries Dept.), Met Office, MRCC, JOC, INS Jarawa at Port Blair, Fisheries Dept. at Rangat, EOC at Mayabunder, MRCC at Diglipur Fisheries Dept. at Hut Bay, EOC at Kamorta, EOC at Car Nicobar, and MRCC & EOC at Campbell Bay will also be blown in a similar manner at 1000 Hrs.
Therefore, the general public is hereby informed not to panic during the test of siren and requested to remain calm during test blast of siren on the date and time specified above, said Safety Officer, Directorate of Disaster Management in a press note.