From our Correspondent
UDALGURI, May 24: The 37th battalion SSB’s five day-long Samajik Chet Abhiyan concluded with a message of peace, harmony and integrity. During the programme, topics for social uplift of the border population, including organic farming, backyard farming, digital transaction, bad effects of drug addiction and ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’, were deliberated upon by the experts of respective fields.
The programme was conducted for five days which started with a mini marathon and awareness rally involving students of several schools. The medical officer of SSB examined and treated a number of villagers suffering from various ailments and provided medicines free of cost. Veteriry medicines were also distributed among villagers for their livestock.
On the concluding day on Tuesday, PSS Negi, Inspector General, Frontier Headquarter, SSB Tezpur was present as the chief guest of the valedictory function where he distributed prizes and certificates to winners of different competitive events and sports. He also provided other utility items to local clubs. He distributed school bags to the best students of SSB adopted school.
AK Mallik, DIG Sector Headquarter, SSB Tezpur, Shiv Gopal Shukla, Commandant 37 bn SSB, Dithakanda Hazarika, ADC, Udalguri and other officials were also present. Addressing the gathering, PSS Negi exhorted people to be responsible citizens and help SSB in its border guarding duties and to maintain peace, harmony and tiol integrity. The programme was held at SSB lapara camp.