Imphal, June 3: The Director General of Assam Rifles, Lieutenant General Sukhdeep Sangwan, AVSM, SM**, came on a day visit to Head Quarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (South) on Wednesday.
The Director General was briefed on prevailing security situation by the head of Assam rifles in Manipur – Maj Gen K P Singh AVSM, YSM, Inspector General Assam Rifles (South).
DG reviewed the operational preparedness of the formation and appreciated the efforts of security Forces.
The general officer also visited forward company operating base and interacted with commanders and troops and reviewed the security posture of Assam Rifles. He complimented the troops for their perseverance and high morale. He appreciated the effort done by all ranks of IGAR (South) in maintaining the security in the state of Manipur.
In challenging times of COVID-19, the DGAR was also briefed about “OP NAMASTE” and efforts being done for Force preservation and COVID-19 preparedness of Assam Rifles in Manipur. He was made aware on relief measures undertaken by distribution of essentials and medical assistance being extended to ESM, orphanages, old age homes, women, children and local populace of Manipur in fight against COVID-19.
DGAR also took part in a tree plantation drive conducted by Mantripukhri battalion inside the garrison. Assam Rifles in an initiative of “Go Green” has already planted more than 80,000 trees this year at various locations of Manipur.
The general officer directed to continuously review progress of Assam Rifles security preparedness and complimented the force for taking adequate measures in maintaining Zero COVID-19 positive case and ensuring force preservation. He exhorted Assam Rifles to continue extending unstinted support to the people of Manipur for achieving peace, development and prosperity, said Assam Rifles in a press release.