IMPHAL: Chandel Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) provided necessary assistance to the children of ”The Mission Blind School” located at Heikakpokpi village, Kakching District on Saturday.
The school was running short of supplies and approached the Chandel Battalion for provisioning of their dire needs, IGAR(S) said in a press release. The battalion provided necessary supplies which included essential ration items and 50 fruit-bearing saplings for plantation in and around the school, it added.
The IGAR(S) said that the students were also briefed about various precautionary measures like maintaining basic hygiene, sanitation, maintaining social distance and other precautions to be taken to avoid the spread of disease and simultaneously students were sensitized about the growing environmental conditions including global warming and suggested ways to protect the environment by means of tree plantation.
Assam Rifles continues its support to the needy since lockdown started. The school authorities expressed their gratitude for providing necessary assistance and spreading awareness amongst the students.