Medical camp in Tirap village

LAMSA, Dec 30: The Khonsa Battalion of Assam Rifles on Thursday conducted a medical camp for the residents of Lamsa Village in Tirap district under its civic action programme to provide basic health check-ups and lifesaving medicines to the villagers.

The underdeveloped village in the district with a total population of 374 does not have any medical facility nearby and thus remain deprived of basic health-related provisions.

The medicines procured by the battalion under the project were handed over to the village authorities after a thorough medical check-up of all the residents. The medicines provided to the village are helpful for health problems ranging from fever to other life-threatening diseases, with stock to suffice for the entire population of the village.

An interactive session was also organised where people were educated about the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the recently added threat of the Omicron virus and preventive measures to stay safe from these diseases.

Chief of Lamsa village Wangkhak Lowang, ZPM Tediap Hallang, GBs, PRIs of the village lauded the battalion for providing necessary health check-ups and free lifesaving medicines to the poor patients. (DIPRO)

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