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Assam Rifles conducts various activities

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By EMN Updated: Mar 31, 2022 9:01 pm
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A resident of Nkio village in Peren district receiving medicines from the Assam Rifles during a medical camp held on March 28.

Dimapur, March 31 (EMN): As part of its civic action programme, Assam Rifles has recently conducted various activities across Nagaland.

A defence release stated that the Dimapur battalion of the Assam Rifles, collaboration with Symbios Creations Private Limited and the College of Nursing at Christian Institute of Health Sciences and Research conducted a “job career fair” for local youth of Dimapur at Kashiram Basti on March 28.

The ‘Udaan Career Fair 2022’ was organised with specific aim to assist the youth to assess their skills, needs and desires in order to find a career that best suits them. It was also focused on Assam Rifles recruitment, free career counseling, free vocational courses, job placements, skill development and part time job opportunities.

It informed that a total of 41 boys and 24 girls got their registration done for various employment opportunities.

In another programme, the Ghaspani battalion of Assam Rifles organised a free medical checkup camp-cum-Covid-19 awareness drive at Bungsang village on March 26.

It stated that the medical team had provided medical assistance, medicines and other Covid-19 related essentials. The camp also focused on creating awareness about precautions to be taken in wake of recent surge in Covid-19 cases.

A total of 165 persons from all age groups including 61 male, 79 female and 25 children have avail medical aid.

Meanwhile, the Chieswema battalion of Assam Rifles conducted a medical camp at Vihito village under Niuland district on March 28. The camp was organised with an aim to provide preliminary diagnosis and regular check-up for ailments like common cold, cough, aches and pains.

The chief medical officer of Chieswema battalion along with his team attended to about 200 patients of all ages during the camp. It stated that patients with serious ailments were advised to go to Kohima for further diagnosis. Free medicines, respiratory inhalers, knee caps and lumbar belts were distributed to the needy patients. 

The Mokokchung battalion of Assam Rifles also conducted a friendly volleyball match between youth of Ushok village and troops of Longleng COB at Ushok village on March 28.

The event was conducted to provide an opportunity to village youth for showcasing their talent and to promote fit India movement. Report stated that the response of locals was overwhelming and the event witnessed active participation of youth and people from all walks of the society.

Further, the Jalukie battalion of Assam Rifles conducted a medical camp at New Nkio and Bongkolong villages in Peren district on March 28.

It stated that the villagers were briefed about the various health and hygiene methods to be implemented during Covid-19 crisis and were provided with necessary medicines. The villagers were also made aware regarding the Covid-19 vaccination programme and were urged to take the vaccination.

A total of 255 villagers including 131 male, 83 female and 41 children were benefitted from the camp.

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By EMN Updated: Mar 31, 2022 9:01:23 pm