Dimapur, November 27 (MExN): The HQ IGAR (N) on Friday issued a press release informing of the civic activities conducted by the Assam Rifles in various parts of the State.
It said that the Jalukie Battalion of Assam Rifles conducted medical, veterinary and child counseling camp in collaboration with Veterinary College, Jalukie and Childline, Peren at Old Jalukie C. The villagers were briefed about the various health and hygiene methods to be implemented during this crisis and were provided with necessary medicines, the press release informed.
They were also briefed about the ongoing admission process in Sainik School, Punglwa and were urged to utilize the opportunity. The Veterinary team provided necessary treatment to the livestock of the villagers while the team from Childline, Peren informed about various child welfare schemes being run by the state government for the welfare of the people.
A total of 157 villagers and 75 livestock benefitted from the combined efforts of security forces and Veterinary College, it added.
Meanwhile, the release stated that the Jalukie Battalion of Assam Rifles also conducted COVID-19 awareness campaign at Tapein village on November 12.
The villagers were urged to use mask and sanitizers and were also informed about symptoms and measures. Basic medical checkup was conducted and mask, sanitizers and medicines were also distributed. Villagers were also informed about admission process in Sainik School Punglwa. 30 villagers attended the campaign, according to the release.
A similar campaign was also conducted at Old Chalkot village in Peren district on November 17.
The Assam Rifles distributed face masks and sanitizers to villagers and briefed them about various health and hygiene precautions to be taken during the COVID-19 pandemic.
They were also informed about admission process in Sainik School Punglwa. A total of 37 villagers attended the awareness camp, the release informed.
The COVID-19 campaign was also carried out at Old Tesen village, Peren on November 18 during which villagers were briefed about symptoms of COVID-19 and measures to avoid the infection, it said.
They were urged to use mask and sanitizers and not to put down their guard against the pandemic. Basic medical checkup of the people was also conducted.
The process of online registration in Sainik School, Punglwa was also imparted to the 48 villagers who attended the event, the release added.