Dimapur, November 22: The Jalukie Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (N) conducted COVID-19 awareness campaign at Tening on November 20.
Villagers were briefed about symptoms of COVID-19 and measures to avoid the infection. They were urged to use masks and sanitizers and not to lower their guard against the pandemic. Basic medical check-up of the people was also conducted.
A total of 53 villagers attended the event.
The Jalukie Battalion of Assam Rifles also conducted medical and immunization camp at Lower Sinjol and its adjoining villages on November 20.
Assam Rifles in collaboration with one doctor and 2 staff members of PHC, Athibung conducted medical check-up of villagers of Lower Sinjol and Nkio Lodhi village and provided necessary medication. Immunization to infants and children were also provided. The villagers were briefed about various health and hygiene precautions to be taken during the COVID-19 crisis.
A total of 87 villagers received medical treatment and 3 infants were administered pending vaccines. A total of 90 individuals benefited from the medical and immunization camp.
The Kiphire Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (N) organized debate & painting competition to promote Covid-19 awareness at Mount Horeb Baptist School, Pungro in Kiphire district.
The aim of the event was to promote awareness on the COVID-19 pandemic and the various precautionary measures like use of sanitizers and masks, maintaining social distancing as well as other health and hygiene habits.
A total of 35 boys and 25 girls along with 10 teaching staff and principal participated in the events.
The Khonsa Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (N) conducted a lecture on COVID-19 at High School, Wakka in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on November 20.
The students were briefed about the symptoms and measures to avoid the infection of COVID-19. They were also urged to use masks and sanitizers and not to lower their guard against the pandemic. A total of 35 students participated in the event.
The school authorities expressed their heartfelt gratitude to Assam Rifles for conducting the awareness lecture.
(Page News Service)