December 5, 2018
Bangla Govt to set up welfare board for Fire & Emergency Services employees
After the State Police Services, the Fire and Emergency Services Department employees are also getting a welfare board of their own.
The State Government has decided to set up West Bengal Fire and Emergency Services Welfare Board. This was announced by the State Fire Minister after the cabinet meeting at Nabanna on November 30.
The board will be recommending work that needs to be carried out to put forth better facilities for the employees of the department.
The minister said that firefighters work day and night and most importantly they risk their lives to save others; hence, the government has decided to set up of the welfare board.
Besides the central-level welfare board, there will be separate boards for the districts. The director general of Fire Services will be the chairman of the board, with maintenance superintendents, station officers, chief mobilisation officers, fire operators and drivers of fire tenders as members.