AIZAWL: A national media team comprising of 16 renowned journalists visited 23 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter Inspector General Assam Rifles (East) They initially visited Zokhawsang training area where a Static Slithering platform has been innovatively prepared from scrap by the troops of Assam Rifles. An insight about Special Heliborne operations and the importance of the same in the challenging terrain of North East was demonstrated. It is the first Slithering platform which has been constructed in Mizoram.
The team also interacted with motivated youth who were actively involved in the pre recruitment training organized by Assam Rifles. Brigadier Digvijay Singh, SM, DIG Assam Rifles Sector and Commandant Viplav Tripati, CO Aizawl Battalion conveyed that this idea emerged from the fact that the local society is much keen and enthusiastic to get into the armed forces but lack proper guidance. So Assam rifles volunteered to fill that missing dot, stated a release.