Saturday, March 25, 2023

AR conduct medical camp, various activities

Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters Inspector General of Assam Rifles (IGAR-North) conducted various activities across Nagaland.
Jalukie Bn: Jalukie battalion of Assam Rifles extended assistance to minority Heraka Community by distributing essential commodities at Jalukie B Village in Peren district on January 28.
According to PRO Defence, apart from providing essentials, awareness on importance of education, maintaining health and hygiene, sanitation was also imparted to the villagers.
Earlier, in a seperate event, the battalion organised interaction programme with minority Heraka Community on January 25 at Tening Village Peren. PRO Defence said the interaction programme was organized to commemorate birthday of Rani Gaidinliu, a Naga spiritual and political leader who led a revolt against British rule in India. During the conduct of the interaction programme, various grievances faced by the Heraka community were discussed.
Jalukie battalion also conducted an awareness lecture on menstrual health on January 24 at Assam Rifles Public School (High), Jalukie in Peren district. During the conduct of the event, girls from 5-9 classes were made aware of menstrual hygiene, associated topics and use of sanitary napkins. In addition, boys from classes 5-9 were also educated about menstruation.
In a separate event, the Jalukie battalion of Assam Rifles conducted an awareness lecture on importance of nutrition and health for women society members of Athibung and Azailong villages of Peren district on January 24.
PRO defence informed that the lecture cum interaction programme highlighted on balanced nutrition and a healthy diet to support and fuel their day-to-day activities and fulfils various deficiencies during pregnancy.
Mokokchung Bn: Mokokchung battalion of Assam Rifles conducted free medical check-up of senior citizens residing in “Aonglar Elderly Care Home”, Sungratsu Village, Mokokchung District on January 24.
In a separate event, the battalion also organised painting competition among students of Assam Rifles High School, Mokokchung on January 25.
Shamator Bn: Shamator battalion of Assam Rifles organised a free blood group test at St Xavier’s School, Shamator Town on January 24. The battalion also organised Lecture cum drive keeping in view of the International Education Day.
Tuensang Bn: Tuensang battalion of Assam Rifles organised a security meeting on January 25 at Wangti village, Mon district. PRO Defence said the meeting was organised in presence of village council, GBs, student union and local population. In a separate event, the battalion coordinated conducted a free medical cum dental camp for welfare of ex- serviceman on January 25.
Dimapur Bn: Dimapur battalion of Assam Rifles organised security meeting and interactive session with GBs and chairman of Dhansiripar area villages on January 24 at Doyapur. PRO Defence informed that during the interaction, the present security scenario in the area, the hot spot of extremist activities, came up for discussion.
In a separate event, the battalion conducted poster making competition on January 25 at Herbert Spencer School, Angami Colony, Dimapur.

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