Shillong| As part of its Border Management Plan, a civic action programme cum free medical camp was organized by the Border Security Force at Sibbari and Dumnikora in South West Garo Hills of Meghalaya.
This is part of the series of public outreach programmes organized by the BSF in remote villages along the Indo-Bangladesh border.
After a rigorous exercise, some schools were identified by the Border Security Force where school and children needed some up-liftment. Hence computer, stationaries items, books and sports items were distributed to the needy students of these schools in the bordering area of Sibbari, a BSF spokesman said.
A free medical camp, was also organized to provide medical cover to the needy villagers. After health checkup, almost 300 patients including men, women and children were given free medicines by BSF expert doctors to border dwelling people.
The BSF has been keeping regular touch with the bordering people to meet its endeavor to help the poor and needy people. The BSF has been providing free medical cover to remote areas at the border where there is no Public Health Center in the past also.
“A heartfelt presence of local Headmen and other respected persons of the locality made the programmes very successful. People of these villages praised the goodwill gesture by BSF done at these villages,” the spokesman added.
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