• Tue. Jul 23rd, 2024

GREAT INITIATIVES BY ASSAM RIFLES FOR THE PEOPLE OF NORTH EAST

ASSAM RIFLES CONDUCTS INTERACTION WITH EX SERVICEMAN AND VEER NARIS IN CHURACHANDPUR

Assam Rifles conducted interaction programme with Ex Servicemen and Veer Naris as part of the Welfare and rehabilitation programme for Assam Rifles Ex Serviceman and Veer Naris at Assam Rifles Camp at Veng, Churachandpur on 25 June 2024, wherein the Ex-servicemen and Veer Naris shared their challenges due to the ongoing situation and extended all their support to bring peace and stability in the state. A grievance cell was also established to register any complaints and suggestions for the welfare of the Ex-Servicemen and Veer Naris. A total of 28 Ex- Servicemen and six Veer Naris attended the programme.

ASSAM RIFLES ORGANIZES CLEANLINESS DRIVE AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM IN MANIPUR

Assam Rifles, has undertaken significant community initiatives to foster hygiene, education, and well-being in the Manipur region.

In Kasong village, Kamjong district, a Cleanliness Drive and Awareness Campaign was organized on 25 June 2024. This event, part of the Swatch Bharat Abhiyan to promote environmental sustainability, saw Assam Rifles personnel collaborating with village authorities. A total of 45 civilians, including local authorities, joined hands with Assam Rifles personnel to clean public areas and raise awareness about personal and environmental hygiene. Attendees were also provided with basic medicines and chemicals to maintain hygiene standards, underscoring the importance of cleanliness in building a healthier society.

Simultaneously, in Songdo village, Churachandpur district, Assam Rifles conducted a community outreach program aimed at supporting education and providing essential resources to underprivileged students and villagers. Books and relief materials were distributed, highlighting the transformative power of education and addressing immediate needs to foster a sense of security and well-being among the community. This initiative aligns with the Prime Minister’s vision for socio-economic development, demonstrating Assam Rifles’ commitment to uplifting the Manipur region beyond maintaining security.

Both events were well-received by the local communities, who expressed their appreciation and pledged their support to the Assam Rifles and other security forces for their meaningful and relevant contributions.

ASSAM RIFLES CONDUCTED COMMUNITY RALLIES AND AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING IN MANIPUR

Assam Rifles organized impactful rallies, oath taking ceremonies and awareness campaigns across various villages in Manipur on the occasion of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

In a united effort to combat substance abuse and illicit trafficking, Assam Rifles led a rally and awareness lecture in Sehlon, Aibol Joupi, and Yangnomphai villages in Chandel district. The event witnessed enthusiastic participation from the community, including 48 women, 34 youngsters, and 75 children.

An Oath taking ceremony at Mantrippukhri on the occasion of ‘The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking,’ was attended by 250 personnel where an oath was taken to refrain from drug abuse and to need to remain cautious with the menace to lead a healthy and fulfilling life.

Simultaneously, an Anti-Drug Awareness Campaign was conducted in Shakpao village, Ukhrul district. The event began with a welcome note followed by sensitization sessions on the dangers of drug abuse and the importance of a drug-free society. A total of 64 civilians, including village authorities, attended the campaign. Attendees took a pledge to abstain from drugs and to motivate the youth to avoid contraband items.

A drive on “International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking” was alsi conducted in multiple villages across Churachandpur and Bishnupur districts. This was aimed to raise awareness about the devastating effects of drug abuse and illicit trafficking. A total of 538 troops and 202 civilians participated, highlighting the community’s commitment in combating drug abuse.

These initiatives raised awareness and engaged the community in the critical issues of drug addiction, trafficking and highlighted the importance of collective action in creating a safer and healthier environment.

ASSAM RIFLES ORGANIZES VIBRANT SUMMER CAMP FOR CHILDREN IN MANTRIPUKHRI

Assam Rifles successfully conducted a dynamic and engaging Summer Camp for the children of Mantripukhri Garrison from 17 June to 24 June 2024. A total of 39 enthusiastic children, including 25 boys and 14 girls, participated in the week-long camp filled with diverse activities designed to foster creativity, physical fitness, and team spirit.

The Summer Camp featured a variety of activities, including horse riding, dance classes, musical instrument sessions, skits, badminton, golf, basketball, football, tree plantation, fireless cooking, paper flower making, and a drawing competition themed “Yoga.” Each activity aimed to provide the children with new experiences and skills, encouraging them to explore their interests and talents.

The camp concluded with a vibrant closing ceremony wherein, the children showcased their talents through cultural dances and skits, earning applause and admiration from the audience. The participants were awarded prizes, certificates, medals and souvenirs in recognition of their efforts and achievements.

The children and parents expressed their appreciation for the camp’s positive impact on their children.

ASSAM RIFLES PROVIDES MEDICAL AID TO SNAKE BITE VICTIMS IN MANIPUR

Assam Rifles showcased their altruistic side and emergency response skills by saving the lives of snakebite victims in multiple incidents across Manipur.

On 25 June 2024, in Keithelmanbi Garrison, Imphal West district, Assam Rifles personnel responded swiftly to a snakebite emergency. Mr. K. Shyamja, a 63-year-old resident of Kachikhul village, was bitten by a snake while working in a paddy field. Assam Rifles personnel promptly assessed his condition and administered vital first aid, including specific medication, which stabilized the victim and saved his life.

Earlier, on 23 June 2024, in Keibul Lamjao Mayai Lekai and Phubala Moirang villages, Bishnupur District, Assam Rifles medical staff provided crucial assistance to Mr. Salam Nilachandra, 63, and Mrs. H. Devla Devi, 38, who were bitten by snakes while working in the fields. The medical team immediately examined the wounds, administered essential care, and referred the victims to the District Hospital, Bishnupur, for further treatment. Their timely intervention was instrumental in stabilizing the victims.

These incidents highlight Assam Rifles’ preparedness and unwavering commitment to public service and emergency response. Their prompt actions and dedication have significantly contributed to the safety and well-being of the people in the North East.

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