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AR continues with civic action programmes

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By EMN Updated: Sep 24, 2017 10:51 pm
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Dimapur, Sep. 24 (EMN): Continuing with its Swachh Bharat Abhiyan movement, troops 44 Assam Rifles conducted an awareness programme for the students and teachers at Government Middle School in Moayimti village under Mokokchung district on September 22.
Besides the cleanliness drive, a lecture on cleanliness and hygiene was conducted for the village council.
The aim of the awareness programme was to carry out joint cleanliness drive and motivate students for ‘Clean India.’
In a similar programme, troops of 28 Assam Rifles carried out a cleanliness drive at Assam Rifles Public School, Wokha, on September 22 wherein 14 teachers and 140 students of the school took part in the programme.
The programme commenced with poster/banner display by teachers and students. The students were also educated about the importance of clean surroundings.
In yet another programme, troops of 32 Assam Rifles had organised an awareness lecture on ‘Amur Falcon and Clean India Mission’ at Vidima Primary School, Dimapur, on September 21.
The aim of the event was to educate and spread awareness about Amur Falcon migratory bird and the importance of keeping a clean environment. The event was attended by a total of 60 students and 10 teaching staff of Vidima Primary School, Dimapur.
Troops of 36 Assam Rifles also conducted an awareness lecture on ‘Conservation of natural resources’ at Government High School, Tening town, in Peren district on September 18. The aim of the event was to educate and spread awareness about importance of conservation of the natural resources amongst students. During the event, importance of natural resources, its conservation and benefits in daily life were highlighted followed by an interactive session. It programme concluded with oath taking ceremony, wherein all students pledged to plant a sapling once in every month.
In an unrelated programme, troops of 40 Assam Rifles organised a lecture on “HIV and Drug Free Nagaland” on September 19 at Menchengle village in Mon district. The event was organised with the help of Konyak Nyupuh Sheko Khong (KNSK), a women welfare organisation from Tobu.
The lecture was aimed at raising awareness about ill effects of HIV and drugs in the Naga society. A total of 125 women from 14 villages of Monyaksho and Tobu circle attended the event.
In the concluding remarks, KNSK chairperson K Ahoang thanked the participants and urged them to spread the message to stop discrimination against the people suffering from HIV and help them to lead a healthy and prosperous life.
Meanwhile, troops of 36 Assam Rifles conducted a drawing cum poster making competitions on the theme ‘HIV/AIDS awareness’ at Government High School, Athibung, in Peren district on September 18.
The aim of the event was to educate and spread awareness about HIV/AIDS and to identify the artistic skills of budding talents. Altogether 21 students from various standards enthusiastically participated in the competition and produced imaginative paintings highlighting preventive measures for HIV/AIDS.
The event concluded with a felicitation ceremony for winners.

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By EMN Updated: Sep 24, 2017 10:51:06 pm