A total of 640 patients from greater Saralpara thronged the medical and awareness camp to receive medical check-up on Saturday along the Indo-Bhutan border of Kokrajhar district, was organized by Army unit of Red Horns Division.
Madhav Prasad Sarma, Deputy Commissioner, Kokrajhar inaugurated the camp.
The camp conducted medical check-up on various which included TB detection, Malaria detection, Dental check-up as well as distributed free of cost medicines to the needy patients. An election awareness campaign was also conducted followed by distribution of furniture, school bags, stationary among school students of Saralpara LP School.
On the other hand, 16 Bn SSB Ranighuli was organized a medical civic action programme along with Samajik Chetna Abhiyan under perception management for the welfare of population of border areas at Ultapani area on Friday.
Several notebook, pen, pencil were distributed among students, besides, free water supply for villagers of Bangaon, Sonapur in the area were distributed. A K C Singh, Commandant of the battalion distributed the materials.
‘Irrespective of citizens of the local area expressed their gratitude to SSB for not only taking care of their security needs but also for undertaking various community welfare programmes for border region of the district’, said a citizen.