KANGPOKPI, Aug 10: The first ever fitness club in Kangpokpi District and also the first of its kind in the history of Kangpokpi Police was inaugurated at Kangpokpi Police Station yesterday.
ADC Sadar Hills Chairman, Haokholal Hangshing inaugurated the Fitness Club set up by M Hemant Pandey, SP, Kangpokpi District and Emmanuel L Fimate, Addl SP (Ops), Kangpokpi District with an endeavour to infuse fitness and inspire the police personnel to adopt a more physically active lifestyle.
The fitness club established within the office premise near the National Highway is fully equipped with multipurpose machines, cross trainer, treadmill, bench press and other facilities.
The equipment of the first such state-of-the-art fitness club in the district cost approximately around Rs 5 lakhs.
ADC Sadar Hills Chairman, Haokholal Hangshing unveiled the inaugural plague in the presence of SP Kangpokpi, M Hemant Pandey, Emmanuel L Fimate, DSP Sony SG Sang, and Insp N Thangzamuan, OC Kpi PS.
Speaking at the inaugural function, Haokholal Hangshing said that fetching health conscious is indeed a lifestyle necessity more particularly for the police personnel.
He motivated all to maintain the fitness club properly for long-lasting service while recalling the failure of a gym at Youth Centre Kangpokpi due to lack of proper maintenance.
M Hemant Pandey encouraged the police personnel to use the fitness club whenever they find time to stay healthy while urging them to maintain it as their own property.