IMPHAL: Chassad Battalion of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) dedicated a newly constructed ground to the students of St Peter’s School, Kamjong on Friday.
The school is a cradle full of raw talent in the field of games and sports. Despite being located in a far flung remote border area St Peter’s School authorities under the able-mentorship of Reverend Father has been able to provide a conducive environment to the children for acquiring knowledge as well as excelling in various co-curricular as well as extra-curricular activities.
Realizing the immense talent and passion of the children, the Chassad battalion provided full assistance in construction of the sports ground within the school premises, IGAR(S) said in a press release. The battalion with the help of it’s own resources moved tons of soil to clear the area first and further carried out leveling the ground to prepare the playground.
To express their heartfelt gratitude to the Assam Rifles for extending their valuable assistance in preparing the sports ground, the school children alongwith their parents and school faculty organised an inauguration ceremony for which the Commandant Chassad battalion was the chief guest. The occasion was also graced by the presence of many important Reverend Fathers from Imphal who delivered the revered prayers and the exhortation speeches. Members of Civil Society Organizations were also present during the function.
The event was followed by distribution of sports items and gifts to the school by the Chassad battalion, IGAR(S) said.