IMPHAL, November 24: 40 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) has established an Assam Rifles pavilion in the ongoing Sangai festival 2015, for enhancing awareness about the force among local populace, said a press release by PRO, IGAR (South).
It said, the pavilion showcases the history and contribution of gallant soldiers of Assam Rifles in Manipur, and being the oldest Para Military force of the nation, Assam Rifles has been assigned with dual role of internal security as well as border guarding along Indo-Myanmar border.
The Force has also been executing numerous civic action and development activities in the State, and the Assam Rifles Pavilion aims to impart knowledge to youth regarding the various avenues available to them to join Assam Rifles and Army, said the press release.
It said, since the initial days of the Sangai festival, large number of youth have shown interest in the stall and have got themselves registered for further recruitment into the Assam Rifles. All visitors have appreciated and lauded the well laid out Assam Rifles stall, and as a token of appreciation, memento – pens inscribed with “Assam Rifles – Friends of Manipur”, and brochures providing information regarding recruitment are being distributed by the Assam Rifles authorities.
The Assam Rifles cordially invites all visitors of Sangai Festival to its pavilion and especially the vibrant youth to know about the immense employment opportunities available to them, said the press release.