Assam Rifles assists polio campaign
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 11, 2018: As a part of the national aim of a polio free country, battalions under 9 Sector Assam Rifles contributed towards the same by establishing Pulse Polio centres. Pulse Polio drop administration kiosks were established by the battalions at Thoubal, Yairipok, Keithalmanbi and Mantripukhri.
A total of 250 children were administered with polio drops. The locals have expressed their gratitude to the Assam Rifles for facilitating the outreach of the national program. 11 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter 26 Sector Assam Rifles also organized a pulse polio immunization camp at Moreh on March 11. The Pulse Polio booths were set up at Gate No. 1 and No. 2, Moreh in which 131 children upto 5 years of age and 10 children above 05 years of age were vaccinated with polio drops. 141 children were vaccinated. The general populace appreciated the effort of 11 Assam Rifles for its endeavour to keep children healthy and free from polio, said a press statement issued by IGAR (S).