AR reaches out to people in remote villages
DIMAPUR — With a noble aim to implement the prime minister’s initiative of Ayushman Bharat scheme in far-flung villages, Assam Rifles (AR) reached out to the people of Gaili Namdi village under Peren district by organising a medical camp on February 9.
A defence release stated that the camp addressed various health concerns prevalent in the village including anaemia, sprains, blunt injuries and viral fever. Notably, the medical camp also facilitated early diagnosis and management of hypertension among some villagers.
It stated that the patients were offered necessary medications along with detailed consultation on dietary restrictions and lifestyle modifications to effectively control their condition.
Approximately, 150 villagers including women, senior citizens and children attended the medical camp and availed the benefits.
In another programme, the Assam Rifles organised ‘A day with company commander’ for school students in Ghaspani under Chümoukedima district on February 10.
It stated that a total of 56 students and 10 teachers from Hope Academy School, Dimapur, actively participated in the event centered around the theme “Life through soldiers’ eyes.”
Report stated that the students spent a full day immersed in the intricacies of a soldier’s daily routine under the guidance of its company commander. Besides, the students also engaged in various creative activities with the soldiers. The activities included wreath laying to honour the bravehearts, display of administrative stores and equipment, dog show and pipe band display.
Motivational videos highlighting the Assam Rifles and Indian army were also screened for the students followed by a presentation showcasing the contribution of security forces towards well-being and uplift of society.
It stated that the students and teachers have appreciated the efforts of Assam Rifles.