Civic action programmes undertaken by Assam Rifles
Dimapur, March 26 (EMN): Painting competition at Jakhama: A painting competition on themem “Incredible Nagaland – The land of festivals,” was organized for school students by 44 Mountain Brigade under the aegis of the Red Shield Mountain Division at the premises of the Loyola School, Jakhama on March 11. The competition was held under primary, middle and secondary categories. Loyola School was adjudged the best school and was awarded the trophy for overall performance. Prizes were awarded to the first three winners and two consolation prizes in each category. The Officiating Commander of the 44 Mountain Brigade was the chief guest.
Raising day at Chakhabama: 9 Assam Rifles and local youths of Kezo town, Chakabama village celebrated Assam Rifles Day by organising a friendly football match at Chakbama on March 20. 29 youths from Kezo Basa village and Kezo town participated in the event with utmost team spirit and sportsmanship to commemorate the Assam Rifles Day. After the match prizes were distributed followed by interaction.
Computer lab for Shokhuvi: As part of civic action project, Assam Rifles Training Centre and School have provided a computer lab at Shokhuvi village, Dimapur. The computer ancillaries and furniture was handed over to the people of Shokhuvi village by Brig Gurjap Singh, Commandant Assam Rifles Training Centre and School on March 17.
Constructs water supply schemes: 15 Assam Rifles inaugurated a water supply scheme at Anatongre village on March 17 and handed over to village council members. The water supply was inaugurated by Major Ashish Pareek, 15 Assam Rifles. The village council had earlier projected constraints of water to Assam Rifles toward which the work was executed.
44 Assam Rifles constructed water supply scheme at Longtho village. The borewell was handed over to the transit camp Longtho village on March 8.
35 Assam Rifles under the Aegis of HQ IGAR (N), constructed RCC water storage tank for residents of Wakching village on March 14. Water Storage Tank was inaugurated aeminent personalities of the village.
7 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North), provided water supply scheme (Borewell) to Kiphire village, with an aim to propagate the concept of healthy society. The Borewell was handed over to village, in the presence of village council chairman and members.
Presents computers to GHS Shamatore: 15 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North), presented two sets of computer along with printers to Government High School, Shamatore, on March 15. Colonel Vineet Jaiswal, Commandant, 15 Assam Rifles presented the computers to principal and staff in the presence of the students.
Sponsored coaching for students: With the aim to help the students in achieving their dreams, 32 Assam Rifles under aegis of Headquarters IGAR (N), sponsored scholarship for meritorious students of remote areas. A total of 12 students from various districts were imparted coaching at Excel Coaching and Computer Centre, Dimapur for duration of two months from January to March. The classes were planned to assist students for successfully appearing in competitive exams like UPSC exam for NDA/ CDS, Bank PO, Railways and SSC. The classes culminated on March 15. During closing ceremony students were encouraged to continue their preparations and keep working hard to make their dream come
Constructs toilet blocks: 41 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters IGAR (N) constructed a toilet block for the students of Government Middle School, Chumukedima village, Dimapur district, and handed over the same to school authorities on March 24.
32 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters IGAR (N), constructed and handed over a toilet block for the residents of Lengrijan village, Dimapur district on March 18.
9 Assam Rifles under the aegis of 5 Sector/ Inspector General Assam Rifles (North), constructed and inaugurated a toilet block to for Chiephobozou, Kohima district on March 10. Toilet block comprising of four toilets was inaugurated by Neikeduo and Colonel Rajat Tyagi, Commandant 9 Assam Rifles.
Installs street lights at S. Hetoye village: 32 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters IGAR (N), installed solar street light at S Hetoye village, Nuiland, Dimapur district on March 17. The project was undertaken on behest of the local populace to brighten the pitch dark area of the village and alleviate the problem of regular power supply.
Interaction programmes: 9 Assam Rifles organised an interaction programme with 18 Village GBs and council chairmen of surrounding villages under Pfutsero sub-division on March 16. The interaction focused on local issues of health, education, employment and skill development towards peace and harmony in Pfutsero region. The village members also shared their views and urged them to continue their efforts for development of the region.
28 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North), has an interaction with GBs and village chairman of Doyang Region, Wokha March 11. A total of 23 GBs and village chairman of surrounding villages of Doyang region participated in the interaction. A number of important issues pertaining to development, health, education and empowerment of women were discussed.
Weapons display and lectures: 3 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North), organized a weapons display and lecture at Dainty Buds School, Old Minister Hill, Kohima on March 21, to motivate students towards joining the Armed forces. Students were also briefed about the methodology to join the Indian Armed Forces along with the eligibility criteria.
A similar programme was also conducted for youth of Pfutsero College, under the banner “Know your Army & Weapon display,” by 9 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (N) on March 22.
Wide array of weapons and equipment were display to showcase military mighty of the Indian Security forces. Students were also informed about various types of entry schemes, pay and emoluments, training and various career options available in the Indian Army. The speaker narrated the saga of valour of the Naga Warrior Capt N Kenguruse, MVC, posthumous.
The same programme was also conducted for the students of Baptist School to commemorate the Assam Rifles Day at Pfutsero, Phek on March 21.
A lecture on health and hygiene was conducted at Shamatore village by 15 Assam Rifles on March 18. Captain P C Rai, RMO, 15 AR, addressed the public regarding health related issues and hygiene with an aim to maintain sound health and hygiene by all villagers. The doctor emphasized on the measures to be taken against prevalent diseases and offered emergency services at MI Room. Free medicines were also provided to the needy people.
28 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) conducted a weapon display and lecturer for students and youth of Tseminyu on March 21.The lecture was conducted by Maj Tokivi, followed weapon display.
Medical camps: 9 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) conducted a free medical camp at Chizami Village on March 22 . Chief Medical officer 2IC C, Satyaranjan and team conducted the medical camp, wherein a total of 153 were treated and given free medicines. Basic knowledge on health education including precaution from common viral diseases, importance of hygiene and sanitation were also explained to the villagers for better lifestyle. The same programme was also conducted at Dihoma village, Kezocha sub-division, Kohima District on March 7.
7 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) conducted a free medical camp at Anutongre village, Kiphire on March 22. More than 320 people benefited from the camp. Medical staff also gave counseling during the camp. Villagers were also made aware about various diseases like Malaria, Dengue, etc and educated upon effective ways to combat the diseases. The patients were provided with free medication.
5 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (North), conducted a free medical camp at Sakhalu village, Zunheboto District (Nagaland) on March 8. Medical team led by Deputy Commandant Ratan Chabungbam, provided medical treatment to villagers of Sakhalu and surrounding villages villages. Altogether 361 patients were examined and given free medicines. Exhibition stall, ‘Know your Assam Rifles’ was also set up. In addition career counselling with the theme ‘Recruitment in Army & CAPF’ was also carried out.
36 Assam Rifles under aegis of HQ IGAR (N) conducted a medical camp at Heunambe village, Peren district on March 16. Medical staff of 36 Assam Rifles provided medicines and free treatment to 148 people.
32 Assam Rifles under aegis of Headquarters IGAR (N) conducted a medical camp at Hokhezhe village, Dimapur district on March 11, wherein a medical team provided treatment and medicines to a total of 397 locals. Locals were also educated on importance of vaccination, health & hygiene and common first aid methods.
6 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South), organised a free medical and dental camp at Namching village on March 25. A total of 190 villagers availed the benefits.
Constructs approach road at Toshiho village: 32 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters IGAR (N), inaugurated an approach road constructed by Assam Rifles at Toshiho village, Dimapur district on March 7. Mughavi Zhimo, director of AAI, Dimapur alongwith village authorities and locals attended the inauguration ceremony with Assam Rifles troops. 500 meters long and 10 Feet broad approach road will connect Toshiho village to Nihokhu – 4th Mile road.
Health interaction programme at Noklak: A lecture cum interaction on health and hygiene was conducted at Noklak village by 15 Assam Rifles on March 10 which was attended by 70 villagers. Assistant Commandant S V Sudheer, ARMO educated the locals on health related issues and hygiene. The doctor emphasized on the measures against prevalent diseases and offered assistance in case of emergency at unit MI Room.
Distributes food items to Eklavya School: 35 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (N) distributed food items to Eklavya School, Tizit on March 14. A lecture was organised by Assam Rifles for the students by Assam Rifles Company Commander.