1st to 4th February, 2024
“#Add fitness to your’s to save others”
The All India Fire Service Sports Control Board is going to organise 2nd All India Fire Service Sport & Fire Service Meet at Gujarat University Ground, Ahmedabad, from 1st to 4th February 2024. A grand opening ceremony is scheduled on 1st February’2024 at 09:30 Hrs. The occasion shall be blessed with the presence of Director General Fire Service Civil Defence & Home Guards, Vice Chancellor, Gujarat University, eminent sports personalities, fire professionals, veterans of fire fraternity, industrialists and fire fighters from various state fire services and the people from print and electronic media. It is expected that more than 2000 fire personnel shall participate in the event.
S.B. Jadeja (Divisional Fire Officer, Ahmedabad Fire Brigade & Secretary of All India Fire Service sports control board), Somveer Singh ( Delhi Fire Service, Assistant Divisional Officer & General Secretary Of All India Fire Service sports control board), & Navneet Kadyan (Welfare Secretary Of All India Fire Service sports control board) speak about the the upcoming event that The “Toughest Firefighter ” event will be a showcase event of the meet, at par with international standards, wherein the participant has to do series of events with no time gap such ride a bicycle for 30 Kms, 05 Kms running, donning of BA set and fire fighting suit, hose connecting, hose laying, lifting of tackles, undonning of dress in order to get the Tag of TFA and cash prizes, medals. The fitness of such fire fighters is of immense use in case of rescue operations in high rise and super high rise structures defining the sky line of the cities.
The All India Fire service Sports control Board was established in December 2020 on the demand of the fire service fraternity with the collaborative efforts and vision of the Heads of the state fire services and the national level players of the fire services across the India. The board shall be committed to promote health & fitness and develop competitive spirit through the various activities including Sports and Fire Service meets to promote fitness. The board also aims to uphold the mission of “FIT INDIA AND KHELO INDIA” of Honorable Prime Minister of India and develop an ecosystem, so that all Indian Fire Service organisations, either they are operating in the capital cities or in the remote districts of India can nurture their talent/outstanding sports persons and provide them a platform to come out of their limited jurisdiction & monotonous routine to compete with the other outstanding firefighters. In return, they will also exchange and learn the best practices adopted by their counterparts in fighting the fires and saving the lives. The safety of common public is the key objective of the Fire Services, therefore public safety shall be at center in all activities.
Participation in the event shall be free of cost for all fire service personnel who have worked/working in any fire service organisation of state, UT, PSUs and other fire services.