Imphal: In its relentless pursuit to reach out to local populace, Loktak Battalion Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) distributed 10x Sewing Machines with complete accessories under Assam Rifles civic action program for women of Gothal village in Churachandpur district on Wednesday.
The local authority, especially the women had approached Assam Rifles to provide sewing machines in order to uplift the living conditions of local populace of the region, said a press release of IGAR (S).
The request of locals was fulfilled by prompt action of Assam Rifles by providing them with sewing machines which will not only empower the women but also will help in earning a living thus uplifting the living conditions of the locals of the region. It has also developed a sense of security and mutual trust for security forces. A total of 120 locals including women were present during the event, it conveyed.