• Sun. Jun 16th, 2024

GREAT INITIATIVE BY ASSAM RIFLES

ASSAM RIFLES ASSIST IN CLEARING NAGA RIVER TO MITIGATE FLOOD IMPACT: OP JALRAHAT

In a commendable display of dedication and efficiency, the Assam Rifles were requested by state authorities to assist in the crucial task of clearing the Naga River to alleviate the devastating effects of recent floods. Demonstrating remarkable resolve, the Assam Rifles deployed their personnel and equipment to singlehandedly undertake the desilting, clearing the sunken debris and removal of flotsam, significantly improving the river’s flow and reducing water stagnation in the area.

It’s Cleared 1000Mtr stretch of the river. Two Officers, 1 Junior Commissioned Officer and 20 Other Ranks worked elbow and knee deep for 4 hours continuously to clearing of foliage, Removal of biomass, extraction of wooden logs , disposal of household materials and desilting.

The swift and effective actions taken by the Assam Rifles have greatly enhanced the movement of water in the Naga River. This crucial intervention is expected to significantly reduce water stagnation by atleast 2 feet immediately in the flood-affected areas, providing much-needed relief to the local communities.

Additionally, the water resource minister of the state, Mr. Awangbow Newmai, visited the site and interacted with the Assam Rifles team and the residents, further bolstering the morale of the flood-affected community. His presence underscored the government’s commitment to providing comprehensive support to the affected regions.

The Assam Rifles remain steadfast in their mission to support and protect the people of Manipur during this challenging time. Their efforts in clearing the Naga River underscore their unwavering commitment to serving the community and mitigating the impact of natural disasters.

Assam Rifles cleared the Naga River to alleviate the devastating effects of recent floods. 1000Mtr stretch of the river was cleared wherein the personnel worked continuously to clear the foliage, remove biomass, extracted wooden logs, disposed household materials and desilted the river bed.

ASSAM RIFLES PROVIDES VITAL MEDICAL AID TO FLOOD-AFFECTED PEOPLE IN IMPHAL, MANIPUR: OP JALRAHAT

In response to the devastating floods that have struck Imphal, Manipur, the Assam Rifles have stepped forward to provide crucial medical assistance to the affected population. Dedicated medical camps are currently in progress at the Relief Camp of Mother Teresa Home near Mantripukhri and at ISBT.

As of now, the medical team has screened a total of 828 individuals, Including 464 women and 116 children providing necessary medical attention and distributing essential medicines. The major health issues being addressed include sore throat, upset stomach, and vomiting.

The Assam Rifles are committed to ensuring the well-being of all those affected by the floods. The medical camp at the relief camp has become a beacon of hope for the displaced individuals, offering not just medical care but also a sense of security and support during these challenging times.

In addition to the medical camp, a mobile toilet has been installed specifically for the women inmates of the relief camp at Mantripukhri, addressing a crucial need for sanitation and hygiene.

Highlighting the collaborative efforts on the ground, Mrs. Radhomani, Meira Peibi Leader and Caretaker of the Relief Camp near Mantripukhri, praised the Assam Rifles for their timely and thoughtful support. “The Assam Rifles provided a medical camp and mobile toilet without our requesting. This shows their good heart and dedication to the well-being of the community, especially to the womenfolk,” she stated.

The Assam Rifles remain dedicated to providing ongoing support and ensuring that the necessary medical and logistical aid continues to reach those in need. We stand in solidarity with the people of Manipur during this difficult period and will continue to work tirelessly to alleviate their suffering.

ASSAM RIFLES ORGANISES YOGA IN KANGPOKPI DISTRICT OF MANIPUR

As a precursor to International Yoga Day, Assam Rifles successfully organized a grand event in Tuikhang Aimol Village, Kangpokpi District, Manipur on 02 June 2024. The event, which saw enthusiastic participation from the local villagers, was aimed at improving physical fitness, mental well-being, and spiritual harmony among the residents.

The International Yoga Day event began early in the morning at the village community ground, drawing a large crowd of villagers, including men, women, and children of all ages. The atmosphere was vibrant and energetic, with participants eager to learn and practice various yoga postures and techniques.

Professional yoga instructor led the session, ensuring that the participants received proper guidance on the different asanas (yoga postures), pranayama (breathing exercises), and meditation techniques. The instructor emphasized the importance of regular yoga practice in enhancing physical flexibility, strength, and endurance, while also offering mental relaxation and clarity. Special attention was given to beginners, with simplified versions of the asanas being demonstrated to accommodate all levels of fitness and experience.

The International Yoga Day celebration in Aimol Village not only promoted the ancient practice of yoga but also strengthened the bond between the security forces and the local community. The event underscored the Assam Rifles’ dedication towards fostering peace, health, and harmony in the region, aligning with their motto “Sentinels of the North East.”

ASSAM RIFLES CONDUCTS “STRENGTHENING BONDS THROUGH PRAYERS & FELLOWSHIP” AT KAMJONG BAPTIST CHURCH, KAMJONG DISTRICT IN MANIPUR

Under the aegis of Headquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (South), the Assam Rifles have recently undertaken significant initiatives to support and uplift the communities affected by natural calamities and to engage in community-building activities in Manipur.

Assam Rifles organized a series of community engagement events in the district of Kamjong, along the Indo-Myanmar border. These events aimed to foster unity and goodwill among the local population. The central event took place at Kamjong Baptist Church, where the Company Commander participated in a prayer service with local residents and engaged in meaningful discussions with the community members. Approximately 250 men, women, and children attended the event, which concluded with the distribution of refreshments and gifts.

Similar events were also organized by forward-deployed Company Operating Bases at Phaikoh, Nampisha, Kamtong, Kongkhan, and Aishi, furthering the mission of fostering unity and enhancing the positive image of the Assam Rifles across the region.

At Moreh, Assam Rifles saved the life of Mr. Paoboi, a 19-year-old boy from B Bongjang Village, who was bitten by a snake on the midnight of 31 May 2024. The Assam Rifles swiftly evacuated him to the Battalion Medical Inspection room, where he received first aid and anti-venom treatment. After careful observation, Mr. Paoboi was discharged the next day with no signs of infection. This incident highlights the Assam Rifles’ dedication and expertise in protecting lives and providing critical emergency care.

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