IMPHAL, Aug 17: As part of “Healthy Village, Happy Village” initiative, 29 Assam Rifles of 28 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) conducted a Yoga camp at Joupi, Chandel district on August 14, said a press release of PRO IGAR (S).

AR conducts medical camp

IMPHAL, Aug 14 : To commemorate the forthcoming 71st Independence Day, 5 JAK RIF of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organised a combined Allopathic and Homeopathic Medical Camp at Lilong, Thoubal district yesterday, informed a press release of PRO IGAR (S). The area was adversely affected during the recent flood caused by the torrential rains in the month of July. Army Medical Officer Capt JS Dhillon, Dr Pooja Bedi, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad, Dr L Rohan Singh, Dr Md Sharif Ahmed, Dr N A Bilhuda and Dr MdYunus Ali volunteered

AR organises painting competition

IMPHAL, Aug 12 : To commemorate the forthcoming 71st Independence Day, Chandrakhong COB of 2 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organized a painting competition on the theme of “Let us Make the World Colourful” at Horton Vaiphei Government Primary School at S Elephai Village today, informed PRO IGAR (S) in a press release.

Churachandpur: 25 Assam Rifles last night saved a 27 year old snake-bite victim from S Geltui village under Singngat sub-division after he was taken to the unit hospital located at headquarters Veng on the recommendation of the SP Churachandpur.
John Paukhanlun s/o Lianzamang was reportedly bitten by a snake yesterday at the village. As his family sought to save his life they approached the local authorities for assistance. They were referred to the Assam Rifles. Sources in the forces said, he was administered anti venom serum by the AR Doctor, Captain Ravindra Kumar and his associates upon their arrival at the unit hospital around 11pm, and thus managed to save his life.

IMPHAL, Aug 1 : 11 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) organised a welfare programme to assist the under privileged locals of border village of TM Zommunuom, Tengnoupal district yesterday, said a press release of PRO IGAR (S).
The villagers were given financial and material assistance and were explained about various Government schemes. Importance of providing good education and balanced nutritious diet to young children was also explained to them.
The programme saw participation of 35 villagers including 17 women and eight children, added the release.

IMPHAL, Jul 30: The areas of Thoubal, Sangaiyumpham, Khangabok and adjoining areas had witnessed incessant rains and water logging in a number of places in recent past. Taking note of growing concerns of locals for water borne diseases and the need to provide medical assistance to affected locals, 2 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) conducted a free medical camp at Thoubal Ground, Thoubal district with the active cooperation and assistance of Friends Club, Thoubal today.
According to a statement issued by the PRO of IGAR (S), a medical team comprising of seven doctors and 13 medical staff provided medical aid to 450 people including men, women, children and elderly. Medical facilities provided at Camp included Surgical, ENT, Eye Specialist as well as a Gynecologist to address the medical needs of women folk.

IMPHAL, Jul 29: 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) presented a sewing machine, an embroidery cum Piko machine and monetary assistance to All Tribal Women’s Organisation (ATWO), in a ceremony held at latter’s office in Chandel district today. According to a statement issued by the PRO of IGAR (S), ATWO supports women affected by domestic violence and other social problems and works for betterment of their living conditions. The initiative of Assam Rifles is to enable the affected ladies to generate self employment through skill development and encourage them to continue with the fight for their rights.

IMPHAL, Jul 25:A winger heading from Imphal to Chassad met with a grave accident today at around 10. 05 am when it took a sharp turn and collided with a truck laden with wooden logs coming from the opposite direction.
The impact of the accident was such that the winger was thrown away by around 10 meters. Hearing about the accident, a team of 17 Assam Rifles headed by ARMO Asst Comdt Robin Goyal rushed to the location and provided necessary first aid to the injured, a statement issued by the PRO of IGAR (S) informed.
Out of the ten passengers that were travelling in the winger, four were critically injured and two had minor injuries. The injuries varied from major and minor cuts, head injuries, torn muscles to internal injuries. Wherever necessary, stitches were applied. Four of the injured were given complete treatment and sent back to their villages. Remaining two were referred to Imphal for further management after providing necessary first aid, it added.

IMPHAL, Jul 19:Medical team of 2 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under aegis of HQ IGAR (South) saved the life of one snake bite victim on July 17.
According to a statement issued by the PRO of IGAR (S), the victim named Md Basir Ahmed (29) of Nongpok Sekmai, Thoubal district was bitten by a snake while farming and was immediately rushed to the unit hospital of 2 Assam Rifles Battalion.
The victim was readily attended by the medical team and necessary first aid was administered. Later the victim was referred to District Hospital, Thoubal for further management, it said.

AR conducts free medical camp

IMPHAL, Jul 17: 2 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) conducted a free medical camp at village Khangabok, Thoubal district on July 15 wherein a medical team comprising of one doctor and four medical staff provided medical aid to 240 men, women and children with aim to prevent water borne diseases due to torrential water flow and incessant rainfall in last few days.