IMPHAL: Chandel Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) constructed a “Living Centre” and “Toilet Block” at Orphanage Home, Hnatham village in Chandel District under Operation Sadbhavana.
An inaugural ceremony was jointly organised by the Chandel battalion and Orphanage Home in which the Living Centre was finally handed over to the Children of Orphanage, IGAR(S) informed in a press release. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the 70 people including children. In addition, an Electric Water Pump along with water pipeline was also installed to the water tank and a commercial RO system installed earlier by the battalion, IGAR (S) said. The project was the initiative of the Assam Rifles after considering the living condition of the Children during one of the Medical Camps organised by the battalion last year. It was found that the due to poor living condition and non availability of toilet children were suffering from the various infections. Considering the health condition of children, the case for Living Centre and Toilet projected was approved immediately without any delay. The Orphanage Home has been adopted by the Chandel battalion in order to look after the children with all possible means and further contribute in the improvement of the home.
The IGAR(S) informed that during the inaugural function Commander 26 Sector Assam Rifles interacted with children and assured that the Assam Rifles will continue helping children and guide them to achieve greater success in life. Chandel battalion has been making continuous efforts to address the grievances and ensure a better and dignified living standard of children at the Orphanage home. A number of initiatives have been taken up by the battalion to include infrastructure and provisioning of sports items to the children of orphanage home. Regular medical assistance is also being provided to maintain health and hygiene of the children.
The caretakers and villagers of the orphanage home conveyed their heartfelt gratitude to the Assam Rifles for the noble gesture by constructing living centre at orphanage home for such large strength of orphans, The Assam Rifles also assured continuous support for the well being of the children and helping the children to achieve greater success in life.