Tamenglong Battalion under the aegis of Jwalamukhi Sector Assam Rifles on Thursday conducted a Civil Society Organisation, CSO Meet at Tamenglong district.
Tamenglong Battalion commandant Colonel Rahul Singh welcomed and thanked all the CSO leaders for their role in transformation of society as a whole.
The commandant said that the event was organised with an aim at boosting friendship, synergy and increasing security consciousness in an area by people's participation.
Suggestions and ideas on how to improve security in the area for the local populace were also sought by framukhi Sector Assam Rifles and Commandant, Tamenglong Battalion.
He also reiterated that civil society organizations occupy an important position in the development dialogue as it provides opportunities to bring communities together for collective action, mobilizing society to articulate demands and voice concerns at local, regional and national level.
A total of 16 leaders from various CSOs including general secretary, Joint Tribal Council Tamenglong and seven women representatives of various tribes took part in the conference.
Deputy inspector general, Jwalamukhi Sector Assam Rifles along with commandant discussed various issues related to security, education, job opportunities, health, social awareness and government schemes with the CSO leaders.
The CSO leaders also informed him about aid received from the Battalion through various welfare projects undertaken in the Zeilad region.
The deputy inspector general secretary thereafter highlighted the present security scenario and coordination aspects with security forces and leaders along with the method of exchange of information regarding activities of anti-social elements in the area to thwart their aim to bring peace and prosperity in the area.
He also opined that it is the duty of both security forces and locals to ensure local safety and pave the way for speedy development of the region. The leaders highly appreciated the efforts of Tamenglong Battalion and assured their continuing support and commitment in all future aspects.