Nagaland: Assam Rifles undertakes civic action programmes
Dimapur, Sep. 13 (EMN): Mokokchung battalion of the Assam Rifles, in coordination with the district education department conducted a career guidance session at Senior Secondary School, Mokokchung, on September 13.
A defence release stated that during the course of the session, students were made aware about the exposure and opportunities being provided by the Sainik School Punglwa. Students were also informed that Assam Rifles is providing online registration facility for the All India Sainik School Entrance Exam (AISSEE) and also conducting training for the aspirants free of cost.
Altogether, 366 students from Classes V to VIII and 15 teachers from various schools of Mokokchung attended the session.
In a separate programme, Wokha battalion of the Assam Rifles conducted a free medical camp at Phiro village on September 12. The aim of the camp was to provide free medical consultation and basic treatment to the residents of Phiro and adjoining villages especially the aged, a defence release informed.
It stated that a total of 62 male, 44 female and 46 children were benefitted from the camp.
In a similar programme, Assam Rifles organised a medical camp at Changtongya town on September 13. It stated that residents from all walks of life were treated and provided medicines with any charge. A total of 123 patients including 35 male, 48 female and 40 children were examined for various ailments.
Assam Rifles also organised a medical camp at Hakumati village on September 13 with an aim to provide free medicines for various ailments related to seasonal viral infection, respiratory tract infections, common cold, etc. A total of 40 residents including women and children benefitted from the camp, the release added.