The Directorate, State Fire Prevention Service (SFPS) was established by Government of guj on 25-08-2015. There were only Director during that time on 05-12-2015 this office has been declared as an attached office of State Fire Prevention Service (SFPS) under Five Regional Fire Office. There is Vadodara & Gandhidham start on 08-12-2015, Regional Fire Office Rajkot start on 09-12-2015. Another Regional fire office Gandhinagar start on 15-01-2016 and Regional Fire Office, Surat start on 27-01-2016. On 10-11-2016 Director Office at Block NO-13, 3rd Floor, Dr. Jivaraj Mehta Bhavan, old Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar.
The Gujarat Fire Safety Compliance Portal (GujFireSafetyCoP) is a landmark initiative of the Government of Gujarat which aims at strengthening the fire-safety framework across the state. The initiative is spearheaded by the Urban Development and Urban Housing Department with support from Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management (GIDM), Directorate of Fire Prevention Services (DFPS), Gujarat State Institute for Fire Safety Training (GSIFST) with support of Chief Fire Offices and Regional Fire Offices across the state.
The Gujarat Fire Safety CoP initiative has two broad components –
a. Fire Safety Officers (FSOs) who are trained and enrolled for various building fire safety works like – Fire Safety Certificate Renewal, building inspection and fire safety drills. A cadre of such trained experts shall ensure that fire safety mechanisms are strengthened across the state.
b. Online Applications and Monitoring is the second component of the Gujarat Fire Safety CoP initiative and building owners/developers will now be able to make applications for all fire safety related services in online manner and authorities will have a transparent disposal of such applications. The digital architecture is one of the most refined not only in India, but anywhere else globally.
To learn about various stakeholders, kindly click on the following links –
Urban Development and Urban Housing Department, Government of Gujarat
Gujarat State Institute for Fire Safety Training (GSIFST)
Directorate of Fire Prevention Services (DFPS)