As part of its efforts to ensure the well-being of the population living along the Indo-Bangladesh border, the 4th Battalion of the Border Security Force (BSF), Meghalaya organised a civic action programme cum free medical camp at Dawki market and Jaliakhola primary school under East and West Jaintia Hills district today.
The event was attended by DIG Sector HQ Jowai K.S. Rana and Pankaj Soodan, Commandant 4th Bn BSF.
During the camp, doctors from BSF conducted free health checkups and distributed medicines to the needy villagers of the bordering villages Dawki, Bakur Jaliakhola and Sankhat.
More than 400 local villagers from nearby border areas benefited from the medical camp.
As part of the civic action program, computers, school items, ceiling fans, water dispensers, dustbins, etc., valued more than Rs 6 lakh were distributed to the students of different schoold and villagers.
During his speech, Rana emphasised the significance and effectiveness of such the civic action programme and said the BSF is always committed to the assistance of border populace.