IMPHAL: As part of Government’s flagship programme ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, Tulihal Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organised a Swachhata Abhiyan at Nambol and Maibam Chingmang village on Tuesday.
The Swachhata Abhiyan organised by the battalion included a series of events including awareness lectures and cleanliness drives to sensitise the local populace about the importance of clean and healthy environment, IGAR(S) said in a press statement.
As part of the event, an informative lecture on ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ was organised by Nambol Company Operating Base (COB). It was followed by a cleanliness drive by the troops alongwith the villagers. In addition, the locals were also informed on global warming, its harmful effects and benefits of tree plantation to counter it. Approximately 50 locals participated in the event, the IGAR(S) said.
The locals expressed profound gratitude to the Assam Rifles for their sustained efforts to sensitise the masses on such an important issue of clean and healthy environment.