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Thursday, 30 May 2019 - Imphal Times

Assam Rifles Conducts Entrepreneurship Workshop at Ukhrul; inaugurates community Hall

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Imphal, May 30,

Continuing with it’s series of philanthropic work, Somsai Battalion of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) conducted an Entrepreneurship Workshop on 29 May 2019 at Ukhrul.
The workshop was aimed at generating awareness amongst the local populace on commercial pig rearing and breeding, community farming, developments in agriculture, dairy and livestock and Integrated Farming System. Ms Zeinorin Stefan of Hill Wild Chocolate fame enlightened the participants with her journey on developing indigenous chocolates in Ukhrul. The farmers were provided guidance and expert advice by Mrs Yirmila Zimik from Krishi Vigyan Kendra  Ukhrul on Integrated  Farming. The biggest draw however was an in-depth workshop by Mr Manoj Kumar Basumatary, CEO Symbiotic Foods Pvt Ltd. on commercial pig breeding and rearing.
A large number of aspiring entrepreneurs from far off villages attended the workshop and interacted with experts. 20 participants were selected for an on job training capsule of three days at Symbiotic Foods Pvt Ltd at Tezpur, Assam. The expenses will be borne by the Assam Rifles.   
High level of enthusiasm was visible among the participants. This focused and genuine initiative of Assam Rifles has found immense appreciation among the local populace.
On the other hand, Moreh Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) constructed a community hall at New Mongjang village on 29 May 2019. The hall will serve as a common platform for the people of the community and will bring a spirit of unity, co-operation and harmony.
Assam rifles, apart from achieving it’s operational mandate on the challenging Indo-Myanmar border, it shares emotional connect with the people and strives to help in all possible ways in border areas. In this direction, when people of the New Mongjang village approached Moreh Battalion for a community hall for the village, the project was conceived under the Border Areas Development Programme. The work started expeditiously and construction of the community hall was done with in 40 days.
Community hall was inaugurated by daughter of Village Chief Thingneithe Haokip in the presence of Commandant, Moreh Battalion Assam Rifles. During the inauguration ceremony civil society organisations of various communities were also present.  The Village Chief, civil society organisations and villagers lauded the efforts of Assam Rifles for its noble gesture and appreciated the continued efforts of Assam Rifles in providing basic amenities in village.

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New version of Ramadan App launches by JK students of Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh

From a Correspondent

Imphal May 30,

To serve the Muslim community for time management during this holy month Ramadan, Four Aryans JK girls of Computer engineering branch of Aryans College of Engineering have launched the new version of “Ramadan App”. The necessary changes according to the Ramadan Kareem-2019 have been made in the App. These JK girls have particularly designed the App for the residents of Jammu & Kashmir region & timings have been set for that particular region. Girls intend to make further changes for other regions as well.  

The app has been designed in a manner to ease the Muslim community for their fasting timings during Ramadan. The app has been updated with the Morning Sehar time and evening Iftar time as per the Ramadan season.  

The app features an automatic alarm which would buzz in the morning at Sehar time to awake them and in evening at the Iftar time to remind them for their meals. The app is available on Google Play Store. 

  1. Tech girl students namely Mehwish Rashid & Bisma Parveen who hail from Srinagar while Pooja Safaya and Mansi Salaria who hail from Jammu have set a true example of Religious Beliefs, universal brotherhood and respect for the religion of each other by developing this app which would help the entire community for time Management.  

Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group said that Aryans has always motivated its students for the innovations and work on live projects which could bring a revolution in them and the society. He said that Kashmiri students possess the instinct to work in this direction and hence they have always been supported for their ideas.  

Students while speaking said that this app would solve the problem of those Muslim people who find tough to match the variations in sehar time in the auspicious month of Ramadan due to various physical or biological factors. Though it’s a small initiative from our side for our community added JK girls. 

It is to be mentioned that earlier to this, five major innovations done by Aryans students namely “Aryans Android App” in lieu to make campuses paper free, “Aryans Save Kashmir App” which was developed for the rescue operation at the time of floods in Kashmir, “ Aryans Life Saving Glove” developed to provide timely assistance to the people prone to the risk of cardiac disease, “Aryans Safety Helmet” to provide timely first aid facility in case disaster happens at construction/ mining/ industrial sites, “eMunshi- Advocate Diary” Android App which will buzz an alarm and remind the lawyers about the important Court Date and cases; “Aryans Shikara App” to book online Shikara’s at Dal Lake; “Aryans Solar Boat” etc were launched and applauded at various Government Levels and gained interest of many people.

It is worth mentioning that Aryans has emerged as a popular destination for the JK students. Aryans is the only campus near Chandigarh outside Kashmir having majority of JK students. Over 2000 JK students from various parts of Kashmir are studying in Aryans in various courses including B.Tech, LEET, LL.B, BA-LLB, B.Com-LL.B, MBA, BBA, BCA, B.Com, B.Sc (Agri), GNM, ANM, B.Ed, MA(Edu), B. Pharmacy, D. Pharmacy, Polytechnic Diploma etc.

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