Assam Rifles reaches out to rural people
Dimapur, Dec. 21 (EMN): Chieswema battalion of the Assam Rifles organised a function for distribution of 10 wheelchairs to the differently-abled persons of Chiephobozou, Pfutsero, Zeizou and Chakabama villages on December 19.
The aim of the event was to provide assistance to the differently abled people of those areas, who do not have access to for medical treatment and cannot afford wheelchairs.
In a separate programme, Jalukie battalion of the Assam Rifles conducted a free medical camp in Impai village on December 15.
The aim of the medical camp was to provide free medical treatment to local residents of remote areas devoid of requisite medical facilities, a Assam Rifles press release stated. It added that due to the lack of basic infrastructure and remoteness of the areas, the local people were devoid of medical facilities.
In order to hear the grievance of common people, a suggestion box was also placed. Altogether, 210 patients including 60 male, 72 female and 78 children were provided medical treatment.
In a related programme, Mokokchung battalion of the Assam Rifles organised a free medical camp in Nian village under Longleng district on December 19.
It was reported that people from all walks of life were provided with basic diagnosis as per their illness along with necessary prescribed medicines. The village chairman and GB also attended the camp.
Altogether 294 patients including 82 male, 131 female and 81 children were checked by the team for various ailments and free medicines were also distributed to the people attending the camp.
In yet another programme, Chieswema battalion of Assam Rifles conducted a free medical camp in Zeizou village under Chiephobozou sub-division of Kohima district on December 20.
The aim of the medical camp was to provide free medical treatment to the local residents of remote areas devoid of requisite medical facilities. It stated that a specially constituted medical team of two doctors and four medical staff under Chief Medical Officer and Commandant Ch Saleo Mao conducted the medical camp.
Apart from providing medical assistance, it stated that basic knowledge on health education including precaution from common viral diseases was also imparted. Emphasis on importance of hygiene and sanitation were explained to the villagers for better living standard.
Altogether 184 patients to include 72 male, 81 female and 31 children were checked and provided treatment during the medical camp.