SHILLONG: To keep the troops fit and active, Several Sector Headquarters and Units under BSF Meghalaya organized 'Fit India Freedom Run' at various BSF places in Dobasipara , Praharinagar, Dhanakgiri and Mawpat in Tura and Shillong, adhering to all the protocol of COVID-19.
In the context of the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, studies have suggest that being fit boosts our immune system, and that even a single workout can amplify and improve our ability to fight off germs.
In another event, supporting the cause of greener environment and to educate and motivate the BSF personnel and instill a feeling of doing something for the Mother Earth, a plantation drive was conducted at the Frontier Headquarter BSF Meghalaya. Saplings of flowering plants and fruit-bearing trees were planted inside the BSF campus, stated a release.
DIG/PRO FTR HQ BSF, UK Nayal said that everybody should plan to remain active keeping in mind basic hygiene and common sense. Safe exercise and keeping oneself busy will be useful despite concerns about sickness, he said, adding, "However, all activities should be carried out keeping in mind the pandemic and ensuring safety of oneself and others as well."