Assam Rifles undertake civic action programmes
Dimapur, March 31 (EMN): Tuensang battalion of the Assam Rifles presented one computer set each to Government Primary School, Changlangshu, and St. Xavier School, Changlangshu, on March 27.
According to the Assam Rifles, the computer sets were provided to the schools by considering that the growth of information technology has made students more creative, confident and also facilitated in career development.
Assam Rifles expressed confidence that the availability of computer sets would enable the school children to acquire basic IT skills.
On the same day, the Tuensang battalion of the Assam Rifles has organised a lecture on ‘Women empowerment’ at Kasturba Gandhi Girls School Bumei in Tobu. The lecture was organised to spread awareness about the importance of women and the need to provide equal opportunities to them not only in terms of career growth but also in field of education, health care, sports, employment etc.
During the programme, sports items consisting of football, volleyball, badminton rackets and nets were handed over to the school authorities.
In a separate programme, Phek battalion of the Assam Rifles has constructed and handed over two blocks ladies toilet in Phek town on March 7. The toilet was donated with an aim to provide hygienic toilet facility for women living in the area.
The facility was handed over to the Phek Area Mothers’ Association in the presence of the ADC Phek and village elders.
The same battalion had also distributed sports items to residents of Old Thewati and Lephori villages on March 29 in Meluri town. The items were distributed to motivate the youth for active participation in the outdoor activities as part of their daily routine. The items were handed over in the presence 160 residents comprising of all age groups from both villages.
In yet another programme, Medziphema battalion of the Assam Rifles organised a painting competition at Government High School, Piphima, on March 27.
The painting competition was organised with an aim to encourage and motivate students to adapt extracurricular activities as part of their education. Altogether, 31 students participated in the competition.