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Daisajan Army camp inaugurates Cooperative Weaving Centre

January 11, 2017 11:11PM

A Staff Reporter

Dibrugarh:  Gracing the event as Chief Guest, Col. K Nair   along with Col. Avneesh Singh inaugurated a cooperative weaving centre for women at Jutliban established by Daisajan Army camp of 7 Madras Regiment under 'DAO Division'. This project is a part of operation Sadbhavana.

Indian Army donated two embroidery machines and 15 sewing machines, along with setting furniture and other infrastructure to establish this skill development centre for women of Moran community, including other sections of other communities of this area.

Keeping in view, the unskilled women unemployment in this area Madras Regiment has taken this social welfare project in hand to help the poor and unemployed women and men of this area. This move of Indian Army was whole heartedly appreciated by the Moran community and other dignitaries of this area present on this occasion

This apart, Madras Regiment organised a free medical camp at Korduguri wherein more than 4150 people came from the neighbouring area and avail free medical consultation service from the medical camp.

It may be noted that, Korduguri village as it is remotely located; the villagers do face tough times when it comes to availing healthcare facilities.   

Indian Army’s regular programmes such as this, does bring some respite to these villagers.  Moreover, a mega sport meet at Kordoigun was also organised by the joint arrangement of Madras Regiment and Oil India Ltd. (OIL).

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