President: Dr. Rakesh Bhatia
Gen. Secretary: Jaspreet Kaur
Youth Welfare Club and NSS unit of Yadavindra College of Engineering arranged a mock drill by National Disaster Response Team, 7th Bn Bathinda on 16-09-2015 in regard to building collapse during earthquake, NDRF team also exhibited the equipments used by them in various relief/response operations in case of any disaster.
NDRF team comprising of 64 members was led by team commander Inspector Pinto Yadav. During the mock drill of building collapse during earth quake the team members exhibited how they cordon off the affected area and establish a temporary medical camp near the site. The information about the affected area is taken from the concerned officer incharge. Team members demonstrated how they reach the affected area through aerial mode and rescue various persons. They also demonstrated various techniques of lifting the injured persons for taking them for medical treatment. The team members also demonstrated how they rescue the trapped persons and evacuate them from building roof. They also demonstrated the skills to lift persons burnt due to fire and the persons with spinal injury. NDRF team also demonstrated skills of cutting concrete and wooden blocks by using their equipments. After successful cutting they used their specialized cameras to detect any living person under debris. After mock drill the team members exhibited the equipments used for relief activities in building collapse, floods, biological and chemical leakage, avalanche etc.
Dr. Paramvir Singh, Programme Coordinator NSS, Punjabi University, Patiala was the chief guest of the event. Dr. Balraj Singh Brar (Head YCoE), Dr. Hazoor Singh (Programme Coordinator NSS, YCoE), Dr. Rakesh Bhatia (President Youth Welfare Club), Dr. Amandeep Singh (Head USBS), S. Dharam Singh (Security Officer) along with faculty members of YCoE and USBS were present. Around 1500 students of YCoE and USBS were present during the mock drill conducted by NDRF team.