Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters IGAR (N) organised has organised various programmes for different sections of the society across Nagaland.
32 AR: 32 Assam Rifles organised a “drawing cum poster making competition” on the theme “Drug Free Nagaland” at Government Middle School, Zeliangrong Colony, Dimapur on June 12 to spread awareness about ill effects of drug abuse. A total of 25 students of various age groups showcased their creative and imaginative skills in depicting ill effects of drug abuse. The event was followed by prize distribution and refreshment for the participants.
36 AR: The North Eastern Council (NEC) released 100 vacancies for free education, boarding, messing and clothing for the children of BPL society, especially inhabited from border areas. 36 Assam Rifles sponsored 22 vacancies for the children from Peren district, Nagaland. The unit has extended 15 days of coaching to the children resulting in selection of 22 children in the entrance exam conducted by the North Eastern Council. On June 9, all the children got admission in Assam Rifles Public School, Dimapur district.
40 AR: 40 Assam Rifles organised a cultural show on the theme “HIV and Drug Free Nagaland” on June 12 at Tuensang. The event was witnessed by a total of 250 people including civil administrative officials, youth and school children of Tuensang. It was organized with the help of B Yemlong Choba, Para Legal Volunteer, Tuensang District Legal Service Authority and Changsang Choba, social & cultural secy, CCSU. The Cultural Troupe of the Confederation of Chang Students’ Union performed skit and musical drama showcasing the ill effects of HIV & AIDS on the society and the challenges faced by vulnerable people living with HIV.
40 AR: 40 Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (North) organised a lecture on “career in the Indian Army” by Colonel M K Singh, ARO, Rangapahar for the students and youths of Tuensang district on June 12 at St John’s School and CKS Hall, Tuensang. According to PRO, HQ IGAR (N) Lt. Col Amitabh Sharma stated that a total of 650 school and college students attended the lecture at both the places. Students were explained about various career options for both males and females such as National Defence Academy (NDA), Indian Military Academy (IMA) and Officers’ Training Academy (OTA). A video documentary on training at Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun was also shown to the youths.
41 AR: 41 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (N) conducted a lecture on HIV & AIDS awareness at Government High School, Phiphema, attended by 35 students of Government High School. The aim of the lecture was to empower and increase awareness of participants on HIV & AIDS, its impact, management and availability of support systems.
164 IB NAGA:164 Infantry Battalion (IB) (Territorial Army) (Home & Hearth) Naga has presented books & furniture for Library Hall at Aoyimkum village, Dimapur. According to PRO (Defence) Col. C. Konwer, the provision was made under the aegis of HQ 3 Corps. During the inauguration ceremony, head GB of village acknowledged the importance of books & furniture to educate and develop knowledge of the village youths and expressed appreciation for the effort taken by 164 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) (Home & Hearth) NAGA in undertaking such welfare projects. The programme was attended by village management committee, village elders, GBs, chairman, students and personnel of 164 Infantry Battalion.
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