AR distributes water storage tanks to Indo-Myanmar border villagers


Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 10, 2019: As part of ongoing efforts to provide basic amenities to locals and to achieve meaningful socio-economic development in remote areas, Chassad Battalion of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) organised an interaction with the villagers at Pungtha, a remote border village near Indo-Myanmar border on Friday. The interaction witnessed an overwhelming attendance of villagers including the womenfolk and the village authorities.

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Chassad Battalion distributed ten water storage tanks to the villagers of Pungtha under Assam Rifles Civic Action Project in order to mitigate their hardships of storing water under hygienic conditions especially during monsoons.

The large capacity water storage tanks will enable the households to store greater quantity of water and improve the quality of life in the remote border village. The villagers appreciated the gesture of Assam Rifles for reaching out to them and extending the support in improving their quality of life, said the Assam Rifles.


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