Assam Rifles conducts various activities
Dimapur, Nov. 28 (EMN): Jalukie battalion of the Assam Rifles conducted medical camp at Ngam village in Peren district on November 26.
A defence release stated that irregular medical supplies and paucity of regular doctors have left the villagers helpless, which prompted the Assam Rifles to conduct the medical camp.
It stated that the villagers especially the old aged individuals were briefed about the various health and hygiene methods to be implemented during the Covid-19 pandemic. A total of 72 villagers were benefited from the medical camp.
It further stated that the GB and chairman have acknowledged the efforts made by the security forces.
In a separate programme, the same battalion dedicated waiting sheds at Vihuto and Kehoi villages on November 24, which was a long awaited requirement of the residents.
It stated that the waiting sheds would not only assist villagers of Vihuto and Kehoi but also the common commuters of road connecting Jalukie and Dimapur via Sukhovi. It added that the new waiting sheds would ease the inconveniences faced by the villagers for commuting to Dimapur or Jalukie as the area is prone to heavy rain from April to October.
In a departure from the conventional inaugural function, a 14 year-old girl was asked to cut the ribbon at Vihuto village.
A large number of villagers, village authorities and members of the church attended the inauguration ceremony.
In yet another programme, the Dimapur battalion of the Assam Rifles supported an Old Age Home at Indesen village in Dimapur district by providing 9000 litres of drinking water on November 25.
A defence release stated that the battalion has been carrying out such activity regularly in its area of responsibility to address the daily problems of the local population. It added that the action of the battalion was appreciated by the members of civil society.
It added that founder and caretaker of the Old Age Home, Tiala Ao has expressed gratitude for the help extended by Assam Rifles and has requested to continue such assistance for the welfare of society.