IMPHAL: Under the theme of ‘Lending a Helping Hand to the Needy’, Assam Rifles distributed 1000 liters capacity water storage tanks and sports equipment under the Assam Rifles Civic Action Program on Monday.
As part of the program, Assam Rifles distributed five 1000 liters capacity water storage tanks to Khongnangpokpi village and fifteen1000 liters capacity water storage tanks to Mapao-Thangal village of Kangpokpi district, IGAR(S) informed in a press release. The initiative was taken up by the Assam Rifles based on the request received from the villages to assist in provisioning of water-storage items owing to shortage of water supply in the village.
On the other hand, the Assam Rifles in Nonei , as part of the ongoing efforts under ‘Fit India Movement, and ‘Khelo India Campaign’, distributed sports-equipments to the local sports clubs of Thanggal village of Nonei district under the Assam Rifles Civic Action Program, the IGAR(S) said. Based on the requirement projected by the locals, the Battalion undertook a project and distributed Football, Volleyball, Badmintons kits and Carrom-boards to the sports clubs of the village, it added.
The Assam Rifles is always committed to provide assistances to locals of all North-Eastern states in all spheres of life including sports. Such initiatives of Assam Rifles deepens the mutual trust and cements the bond with the people of Manipur.