Assam Rifles flags off national integration tour in Dimapur
Dimapur, Oct. 4 (EMN): Dimapur Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) flagged off a national integration tour for 23 students and three teachers from Assembly of God Higher Secondary School, Dimapur earlier this week.
The 13-day tour aimed at giving exposure to students on several defence as well as government installations of repute and to provide an insight into the country’s rich heritage and diversity was flagged off by commander, HQ 6 Sector Assam Rifles on Monday, informed an update from PRO, HQ IGAR (N).
The team of students and teachers will tour places like New Delhi, Chandigarh and Amritsar from October 1 to the 13th.
Free medical camp
Shamatore Battalion and Phek Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) conducted a free medical camp at Shamatore and Pokhungri villages on October 2.
It was conducted to provide free medical consultation and checkup to people who were devoid of requisite medical facilities, especially children and infants. An update from the AR informed that about 189 patients were examined at Shamatore village and 160 at Pokhungri village.
A general physician and a HIV counsellor from Meluri Government Civil Hospital also participated in the camp at Pokhungri village, informed the update, adding that basic knowledge on epidemic diseases was also imparted.
Restoration of landslide-affected Tening road
In another press release, the Assam Rifles informed that its Jalukie Batttalion assisted in restoring landslide at Tening-Tapen road which was caused by incessant rain over the past few weeks. The army personnel along with the residents cleared the landslide on October 2.