August 29, 2015 ….. Shri John Aguiar, honorary Company Commander of Home Guards, Panaji Divions has been nominated to attend the “Collapsed structure search and location course” conducted by the National Civil Defence College (NCDC), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India at Nagpur from September 7, 2015 to September 11, 2015.
Shri Aguiar is Information Officer in the Department of Information & Publicity. He also looks after as “Public Relations Officer” of Goa Police Department.
He is an Arts graduate of Bombay University and also earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
Shri Aguiar has won several awards and commendations. Has been Best All Round Student 1983 (Smt. Parvatibai Chowgule College, Margao), Recipient of Presidents Home Guard and Civil Defence Medal for meritorious services in Home Guards-2012, Recipient of Goa Chief Ministers Gold medal for Meritorious services in Home Guards-2007, Director General of Civil Defence, New Delhi commendation for meritorious service-2013.He is also a shooter and has represented Goa State at the Maulankar National Shooting Championship held at Chennai-2003.