In a bid to strengthen ties with the local community, the 50th Battalion of the Border Security Force (BSF) organized a civic action programme at Border Outpost (BOP) Bahadur in Mahenderganj, South West Garo Hills on December 8.
The event saw SH Yuvraj Dubey, Commandant of 50 Bn BSF, presiding as the chief guest.
During the programme, essential resources were distributed to 13 schools, clubs, and villagers in the vicinity of the 50 Bn BSF deployment. Water storage tanks, indoor games such as carrom, chess, ludo, and outdoor sports equipment including footballs, volleyballs, badminton nets, among others, were handed over to the beneficiaries.
Commandant Yuvraj Dubey addressed the gathering, emphasizing the significance of the civic action programme. He highlighted that this initiative, carried out annually by the BSF, aims to provide essential items to needy individuals and institutions such as schools and youth clubs. According to Dubey, these items contribute to improving the daily lives of the recipients.
Furthermore, Dubey explained that the civic action programme plays a vital role in bridging the gap between security forces and the local populace. The event serves as a platform for fostering positive relationships and mutual understanding between the BSF and the community it serves.
The distribution of resources and the active participation of the BSF in community development activities underscore their commitment to not only ensuring the security of the region but also contributing to the welfare and well-being of the local residents.