Gyalshing, 25th February (IPR): The 72nd Battalion, Sasastra Seema Bal(SSB), Yuksum organised inauguration programme of Community hall and distribution of street lights and sports items under Civic Action Programme in North – East region at Rimbik Secondary School, West Sikkim, today.
The programme was graced by the Deputy Inspector General (DIG), SHQ, Gangtok, Mr. B. K Pal as the Chief Guest accompanied by Mr. D. C Yadav, 36th Battalion Commandant, Mr. S. K Awadhiya, Second-in-Command officiating Commandant 72nd Battalion, Mr. Tshering Topgay Bhutia, SDM, Gyalshing, Mr. J. P Chettri, Dy. Director (HRDD, West), Ms. Sun Kr. Limboo, Panchayat President (11-Darap-Nambu, GPU), Mr. Ganesh Subba, Headmaster, Rimbik School, various school representatives and school faculties.
Addressing the gathering, the Chief Guest of the day informed about the various welfare and developmental activities carried out by the Sashastra Seema Bal in West District under the civic action programme. He said that the Civic Action Programme (CAP) are the programmes and activities carried out for the welfare and upliftment of the border population and to take the local populace in confidence and transform the perception of people to get desired results. He said that the SSB batallion will always render support towards the welfare of the people and strengthen the relationship and love between themselves. He assured to hold such beneficial events in future with more possibilities.
Earlier, Mr. P. K Pal, DIG inaugurated the newly constructed community hall at Rimbik school premises constructed by 72nd Battalion, SSB Yuksam.
The sports equipments were distributed to 12 schools of the District and 11 street lights were handed over to the concern Gram Panchayat Unit.
The Programme also witness the presentation of a felicitation letter to Mr. S. K Awadhiya, officiating Commandant, 72nd Battalion and Mr. Philip Lepcha (ASI, SSB) by Rimbik School authority for rendering constant support in its upliftment.
The programme concluded with the showcase of mesmerising cultural extravaganza and momentum distribution.