IMHAL: Troops of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) provided assistance to the children of ”The Mission Blind School” located at Heikakpokpi, Kakching District during the testing times of COVID -19 pandemic on Tuesday.
As the government has issued advisory in order to contain the spread of the disease, the school was running short of supplies and approached Assam Rifles for provisioning of their dire needs, IGAR(S) said.
Acting on humanitarian grounds, Troops of Assam Rifles provided the necessary supplies which included rations and other medical assistance, gloves and mask for students. The students were also briefed about various precautionary measures like maintaining basic hygiene, sanitation, maintaining social distance and other precautions to avoid spread of disease.
Assam Rifles along with civil administration is continuing its support for the people of Chandel during this crucial period. Assam Rifles teams are spreading awareness among the people of remote villages regarding the pandemic and working in close coordination with the civil administration to support people, IGAR(S) said.