BY TC News Desk
Agartala, December 30: The Border Security Force (BSF) of India conducted a social program and a health camp for the villagers living near the border outposts (BOPs) of Sabroom, Tripura on Saturday. The event was held at the Harbatli High School ground in Harbatli ADC Village, under the supervision of the 109 BSF Battalion.
The program was attended by Dilip Kumar, 2IC/Officiating Commandant of the 109 BSF Battalion, along with other senior officers and jawans of the BSF. Dinesh Kumar, 2IC; DS Rawat, DC; BS Meena, AC; Subhash Yadav, AC; and Satyajit Singh, AC (Medical Officer) were also present at the occasion.
The aim of the program was to address the various issues faced by the border villagers, such as lack of health care, education, and livelihood opportunities. The BSF jawans, who are primarily responsible for guarding the border, also demonstrated their commitment to social service by organizing the program.
As part of the program, a health camp was set up to provide free medical check-ups and treatment to the villagers. Around 363 people from Harbatli ADC Village and nearby Chitabari area benefited from the health camp. A critically ill child was also referred to the nearest health center for further care.
The program also distributed two water filters to the Harbatali High School to ensure safe drinking water for the students. In addition, the BSF provided various farming equipment and accessories to the local farmers to enhance their agricultural productivity.
Speaking to the media, Dilip Kumar, 2IC/Officiating Commandant of the 109 BSF Battalion, said that the BSF is not only dedicated to protecting the border, but also to serving the people living near it. He said that the BSF will continue to conduct such social programs and health camps in the future to improve the quality of life of the border villagers.