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Army organizes medical camp at Charaideo

NAMRUP: The Sonari Army under DAO Division organised a free medical check-up and assistance camp in Manjushree Tea Garden under Charaideo district on Friday, wherein necessary medical advice and assistance was provided along with free medicines to the locals numbering nearly 600 from various adjoining villages. The medical camp was appreciated by all  and people of all age groups came forward to benefit from the camp, it also provided a platform for a healthy and positive interaction with the people of the region. In addition to the army doctor, the local tea garden management provided one doctor and support staff, WHO provided two eye specialists, medicines and eyeglasses.The elderly persons in need of cataract surgery were referred to Sibsagar for free surgery. The camp was a part of Indian Army's efforts to spread awareness about health and hygiene .

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