MLI donates sewing machines

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    IMPHAL June 14: 16 MARATHA Light Infantry of Loktak Brigade under Red Shield Division donated embroidery and sewing machines for an Army sponsored vocational training centre at Toronglaobi of Bishnupur District today.

    Addressing the gathering, the Chief Guest, Commander 73 Mountain Brigade urged the public, specially the women to join hands in ensuring peace and development in the area. The training centre was established as part of Military Civic Action project aimed at providing training and as a source of employment for the poor women folk of the area.

    He also expressed his confidence in the ability of the villagers to make the project a huge success by making it self sustaining and by generating employment . This project has fulfilled a long standing aspiration of the public in this underdeveloped area, an Army press release said.

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