The 55 Battalion of the Border Security Force (BSF), in an ongoing process of bettering relations with the civilian border population near Baghmara, held a civic action programme in the village of Dabram, South Garo Hills today.
The programme included a medical camp organized in cooperation with the district administration and Baghmara Civil Hospital.
The camp was formally inaugurated by Deputy Inspector General SK Sharma. The event was observed under strict Covid-19 protocols.
The camp saw residents from the villages of Dabram, Netri, Jongkol and Arapara participate and get themselves medically checked and treated under the supervision of a BSF medical team headed by Dr SK Verma, Dr Arpita Sharma and Dr Kamal Gupta.
During the programme, Sharma reaffirmed and assured the civil administration as well as the border population that the BSF will stand with them in every situation, protect and secure them.
A total of 410 villagers attended the camp and were provided medical counseling. As part of Covid awareness, hand sanitisers and masks were also distributed to the villagers.
During this same occasion a complete solar panel setup, with battery backup, to illuminate the community centre of Dabram village was also handed over to the village headman, Crossbell Sangma, in the presence of district authorities.