Keithelmanbi Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) conducted a Medical Camp in collaboration with Kangla Diagnostic Centre on the occasion of World Polio Day for small kids at Kakwa Nameirakpam Leikai, Imphal West District on 24thOctober. A dedicated medical team comprising of Unit Medical Officer and other medical staff provided treatment to over 250 people. Various medical facilities were extended to the attendees which included screening of lifestyle diseases and detection and treatment of hypertensive emergencies. A mobile dental clinic was also set up to render dental assistance. Along with the medical camp, lecture was also conducted to impart awareness about maintenance of healthy lifestyle. Medicines were distributed free of cost. The initiative of Assam Rifles was appreciated by the local people who conveyed their heartfelt gratitude to the Assam Rifles for conducting and providing much needed medical assistance to the people.
Also another Medical camp was organised at Shangshsk village on 25th October by Shangshak Battalion. Over 300 patients were attended to by the doctors and provided requisite medicines. Also the battalion screened entertainment and awareness films for the youth. Commandant Shangshak Battalion and Medical Officers participated in the camp.
Mantripukhri Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) conducted a friendly Basketball match at Sawombung Company Operating Base in Imphal East district on 25th October. The match was played between the teams of Pourabi Rising Stars Club and troops of Assam Rifles. All the participants showed competitive spirit and high standards of sportsmanship during the entire match. The local youth appreciated the effort shown by Assam Rifles in promoting sports.