Numaligarh(Assam), Aug 8 : 3 mechanised inflatable Rescue boats were donated by NRL to Golaghat District Administration. The boats were formally handed to Ms. Lakhimi Dutta, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Golaghat by CM(Fire & Safety) NRL ,Bhaskar Barua for use in relief & rescue work during floods. Ronney Rajkumar, Project Officer, District Disaster Management Authority was also present on the occasion.
The 4.7 meter size boats with a capacity of 12 persons are equipped with life jackets & life buoys. Priced at approximately Rs. 5 lakh, each boat is powered by Mercury 25 HP 2 stroke Engine.
The boats which have been tested in the presence of State Disaster Response Force & Fire Station, Golaghat are expected to be a positive asset in the ongoing flood relief and rescue operations in Golaghat District.