Civil Defense

Civil Defence Cell is a unit of CIDI, This Organization is a sincere effort to reach out to people and let them know about the Civill Defence, its Structure and Functions. Major aim is to motivate people to join civil defece and serve the coutry.

The Cell

The Civil Defence Cell is a part of CIDI, CIDI is a large organization of volunteers from all walks of lie dedicated to serve society during calamities in order to save lives and property and mitigate hardships. It is an example of National integration where people from various communities in the country irrespective of their creed or cast, join hands for a common cause and that is to serve their fellow citizens in the times of distress arising out of calamities’. Both men and women work shoulder to shoulder.

Areas Covered

The Civil Defence Cell is Operational over a vast geographical area the comprises of vital locations like Dams , Industrial belts, National High-Ways, Power Stations and Rail Lines. Following are the States coming under the operational area.

  • Delhi
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • West Bengal
  • Karnataka
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Gujrat
  • Manipur
  • Bihar
  • Jharkhand
  • Rajasthan

What is Civil Defence

It is the mobilization of Civilian efforts to avoid and minimize the suffering to human beings caused either by man or nature.

When does Civil Defence operate

It is an organization that never sleeps. In times of calamity it goes into action and in the times of peace it also goes into actions such as training and practice to learn modern tactics and keep the skills sharp. Civil Defence operates at time of calamities & social activities.

Civil Defence Activities

The Civil Defence Organization was actually formed as Air-Attack-Precaution organization whos goal was to minimize the human & capital damage taking place after enemy’s Air attack. Initially Civil Defence used be functional only at time of War. Post world war-2, Civil Defence Service was extended to Peace time. Today Civil Defence organization holds a lions share in Preventive & Responsive activities at time of Natural and Man-made calamities. Some of them are mentioned below.