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Imphal, May 31 : A tree plantation drive was organized by HQ 10 Sector Assam Rifles and its under command units on 31 May 13 in Ukhrul District as part of forest & soil conservation. The arboriculture activity received an overwhelming response from Ex Service Men, villagers, school children and families who participated in large numbers to plant the saplings in the area. The plantation drive aimed to achieve a clean and green environment.
The event started with an address to all the denizens from the local area who participated with full zeal and enthusiasm and vowed to plant more trees in the coming future as they understood the importance of tree in day to day life and the contribution that trees make to everyone’s life. The participants of the Tree Plantation included folks of all age group and the students of different schools.The event included plantation of 3000 saplings of fruit bearing and ornamental trees in the Sector HQ, Battalion HQs and COBs. Assam Rifles vowed to continue this effort and further plant saplings in the monsoon and every year.
15 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ 9 sector Assam Rifles as part of HQ IGAR (S) organised awareness programme on Anti Tobacco Day on 31st May 2013 at Chandrakhong. A health lecture encompassing the harmful effects of tobacco was taken by medical officers. In another endeavour of reaching out to the local populace, medical team of 6 DOGRA under 26 Sector AR and HQ IGAR(South) performed a life saving treatment on a seriously injured accident victim. The incident took place in a remote village, Phasainjang of Khengjoi Block, in which Ms Kimboi, a 17 yrs old girl was seriously injured. Brought to unit MI Room at Phaisanjang in a state of altered consciousness, she was admininstered treatment by medical officer of 6 DOGRA resulting in her condition becoming stable. The timely medical attention, relentless medical support by the medical team of 6 DOGRA has been highly appreciated by the locals along the border area.
Students of Assam Rifles Public School (ARPS) have yet again proved their mettle in the present competitive academic scenario. With the 10th standard Board results being declared on 30 May 2013, not only did everyone breathe a sigh of relief, but the school witnessed a 100% result too. Miss Sharvari Vijay Ranade topped the charts scoring 95% followed by local Manipuri lads Master Seilenthang Lupho scoring 93.10 % and Master Ytelheiba Singh with 91.20%. This sterling success can be accredited to the utmost hard work and sincerity by the students and at the same time also goes to prove the high standards of education being meted out to the future of the nation. Maj Gen UK Gurung, AVSM, YSM, IG AR (South) congratulated the students and management, staff on this momentous occasion and wished the students a very bright career and greater triumphs in all their future endeavours.
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