In an investiture ceremony organized by IGAR (North), presided over by Maj. Gen Sandeep Singh, SM, VSM, IGAR (N), was held at Karim Hall of Kohima to felicitate Assam Rifles personnel who excelled in executing the tasks assigned to them in their respective field on duty.
Altogether there were three junior commissioned officers, thirty Jawans and one civil staff belonging to units under IGAR (N) who received the president’s gold and silver medal for displaying bravery and professional skills in performing their duties to ensure peace and harmony in Nagaland and living up to the reputation of Assam Rifles as “Friends of the Hill People”, stated a defence release.
In his inaugural address, Maj Gen Sandeep Singh, SM, VSM, IGAR (N) said the Assam Rifles would always render help and aid to the civil authority as well to local populace to achieve everlasting peace in Nagaland.
He also congratulated all recipients for showing their professional skills in operation and administration role and also for being a role model to the Assam Rifles personnel.
Brig Ved Prakash Cdr 5 Sect, Assam Rifles congratulated all recipients and thanked IGAR (N) for gracing the occasion as chief guest.