44 Assam Rifles organises mobile health camp

The wellness camp was flagged off from Tamenglong by the commandant of 44 Assam Rifles, Col Pradeep Kumar.


The 44 Assam Rifles under the aegis of 22 Sector of IGAR (East) organised a one-day mobile medical camp in different villages, including Kabuanram, Lamlaba, Pallong and Piulong village along Tamenglong-Tamei road.

The mobile medical unit team, including doctors, female medical staff led by deputy commandant, Dr YB Singh reached out to various villages. The wellness camp was flagged off from Tamenglong by the commandant of 44 Assam Rifles, Col Pradeep Kumar.

In a release issued by adjutant major, D Singh Gusain said that the female medical staff is reaching out to women folks to specifically address the ailments and health related issues of the women population in the villages.

“The team is expected to reach out to seven villages and distribute free medicines to approximately 750 people along Tamenglong and Tamei IT Road. The medical team is also spreading awareness about the COVID in these villages,” he said.

He further said that the unit is promoting tourism in Bunning meadows of Tamei area as a contribution to the state government initiative of ‘Go to Hills’. With the motto 'Serving with Adventurer', 80 riders of Royal Riders Manipur have been facilitated to reach the meadows. Such activities shall definitely encourage many other such local tourists to come, visit and explore the beauty of these unique picturesque meadows, he added.

“This is not the first time Assam Rifles have taken initiative along with the locals for their upliftment in absence of any government facility. The 22 km 'People's Effort Road' from Tamei to Dikhuiram inaugurated by the IGAR (E) on February 9 is another feat achieved with the joint efforts of the local populace and 44 Assam Rifles,” D Singh said.

First Published:Feb. 21, 2021, 9:29 p.m.

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