Dimapur, December 22: The 173 Battalion, CRPF, Airfield Dimapur conducted a civic action programme under the aegis of Rajesh Kumar, IPS, Inspector General of Police, Manipur & Nagaland Sector wherein competitive examination books were distributed to needy students by Sarbjit Singh, Deputy Inspector General, CRPF at 173 Battalion Headquarter, Dimapur.
Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest Sarbjit Singh, DIGP (Ops) Kohima encouraged the youth to take part in building the nation by enrolling themselves as a force member in service to the nation. He also spoke about the rich and diverse culture and chivalry of the Nagas.
The Battalion has been entrusted to initiate and mobilize the youth for enrolment through print and electronic media by assisting them through on-line registration of forms. 598 youth (male – 496 and female – 102) were successfully registered by the unit. The registered candidates were given free Staff Selection Commission Recruitment (SSC) coaching classes and Physical Endurance Test (PET) both morning and evening since 3rd September, 2018 by trained staffs of the unit.
The programme was also attended by Joseph Keishing, Commandant, 173 Battalion along with officers and men of the unit apart from prominent people of the area including media, NGOs. (Page News Service)