Arunachal: SSB organises civic action programme in Tawang
A three day Civic Action Programme organised by 67th Battalion of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) at Lungla in Tawang District of Arunachal Pradesh.
In an endeavor towards ensuring well being of border population and setting perfect example of synergy between Indian Army and paramilitary forces, Brigadier Zubin Bhatnagar Commander of Tawang Military Station inaugurated a three day Civic Action Programme organised by 67th Battalion of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) at Lungla in Tawang District.
The civic action programme consisted of medical and veterinary assistance by a team of doctors from SSB, distribution of Solar lights for the local population and teaching aids for the local government schools in Lungla. The programme is likely to benefit more than 500 people of Lungla and neighbouring villages.
Addressing the gathering, the Chief Guest, Brigadier Zubin Bhatnagar highlighted the importance of strong civil military relations towards nation building. He also complimented Indian Army, SSB and the local population for the synergy that exists amongst them in the border town of Tawang which shares boundary with Tibet Autonomous Region as well as Bhutan and had witnessed fierce fighting during Sino – India Battle of 1962.
The local school children and youth also took active participation and presented various programmes highlighting rich culture and diversity of Arunachal Pradesh as well as social movements like Swachch Bharat and Beti Bachao – Beti Padao. The camp was well laid out and the villagers were ushered by SSB personnel to respective stalls for medical checkups.