Somsai Sector of IGAR (South) distributed 10 Solar Lights to the villagers of Wino Tang, Ukhrul town on Tuesday, as part of Assam Rifles Civic Action initiative, to provide an alternate means of power source to lit up the area and enhance security, stated a release issued by IGAR (South).
Solar power being a clean, pollution-free and renewable source of power supply was decided to be implemented after due deliberation and discussion with the locals themselves and keeping in mind the requirement of the villagers, it stated.
Meanwhile, Khuga Battalion under the aegis IGAR (South) organised a pre-recruitment training at Singhat village, Churachandpur district from August 20 to September 5 with an aim to motivate and train the local youth to join Armed Forces as a career through various opportunities available, it mentioned.
The pre-recruitment training was carried out in three parts, where in first part, the youths were briefed about enrolment process including educational qualification, in second part regarding documentation and in third part about the physical standards including medical standards required for Armed Forces. A total of 29 youths (21 boys and 8 girls) participated in the training event, it stated.
In the meantime, Mantripukhri Battalion, under the aegis of IGAR (South), organised a lecture on health and hygiene at village Thamnapokpi in Imphal East district, Manipur on Tuesday.
The lecture aimed to educate the locals about personal health and hygiene and the importance of social hygiene and to keep the surrounding clean. The lecture also separately addressed the importance of women's health and hygiene. A total of 55 persons attended the lecture, it added.