A delegation of Scouts/Guides Organisation of India, led by its National Commissioner, Shri Raj K. P. Sinha, today met Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh and discussed a wide range of issues related to their working and the future programmes.
They updated Dr. Jitendra Singh about the popular “Service Camp” recently organised by them at Ujjain during the Kumbh Mela. At the Camp, they provided coordination and Help-desk services. They also helped in managing the communication link among different members of the family and groups who had come for the occasion in very large numbers.
Shri Sinha also gave a resume of the initiative taken by the organisation for developing “Ham” radio service as part of disaster management. Since telephone and other communication lines get disrupted during a disaster situation, “Ham” radio could serve as a useful means under such circumstances, he sai