Dimapur, September 8 (MExN): 9 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) organised an interaction with village GBs of Chizami subdivision on September 5. The interaction focused on liaison between the locals and security forces about development, education, employment and health related issues and harmony in Chizami region, informed a press release from PRO, IGAR (N). At the end, the Company Commander assured all possible help to the villages and urged them to approach the Assam Rifles without any hesitation, it added.
Meanwhile, 15 Assam Rifles organized a tree plantation drive at Dan village on September 5. A total of 35 saplings were planted during the plantation drive with emphasis on conservation of nature and afforestation. 40 civilians and school children participated in the event along with the troops of Assam Rifles.
15 Assam Rifles also organised HIV & AIDS awareness lecture at Chentang Saddle village in Tuensang on September 4. The aim of the programme, which was attended by 30 civilians, was to give knowledge about the disease and its ill effects, said another press release from the PRO.
The 15 Assam Rifles again organised a lecture on awareness on HIV/AIDS at ADC Ground, Shamatore on September 6. A total of 96 civilian attended the lecture conducted by Captain (Dr) Prakash Chandra Rai, RMO. The lecture threw light on causes leading to the diseases and its ill effects. Preventive measures and precautions to be taken against such disease were also highlighted upon, a separate press release informed.
In another event, 5 Assam Rifles assisted the Ex-Servicemen of Kitting village, Tuensang district by providing furniture, electricity items and stationery for their Community Hall at Chare on September 3. An interaction was also organized for the ex-servicemen of the region.
22 Assam Rifles conducted an awareness rally on ‘Drug Free Nagaland’ at Meluri in Phek district on September 2. The aim of the awareness rally was to create public awareness against drugs to save young generation from its evil effect and create Drugs Free State, AR stated in a press release. It was attended by 25 members of Meluri Youth Association and Pochury Students’ Union.