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’, Heikakpokpi in Kakching District on Thursday.
The IGAR(S) said that the school approached the Assam Rifles for provisioning of their dire needs as the school was running short supplies. Acting to the response on humanitarian grounds the battalion provided the necessary supplies including Ration, Reusable Masks, White Cane, Clothes for kids and simultaneously 40 fruit bearing saplings were also distributed for plantation in and around school.
Students were also briefed about various precautionary measures like maintaining basic hygiene, sanitation, maintaining social distance and other precautions to avoid the spread of disease and students were also sensitized about the growing environmental conditions including global warming and suggested ways to protect the environment by means of tree plantation.
Assam Rifles continued its support to the needy since the lockdown started. The students expressed their gratitude for providing necessary assistance and imparting awareness amongst the students.