43 Assam Rifles in collaboration with Coffee Board of India, Haflong, organised a coffee plantation drive at Sarkaribagan in Haflong of Dima Hasao on Monday.
More than 50 troops along with 50 students of Assam Rifles Public School, Haflong participated in the coffee plantation drive at Haflong Garrison based on the workshop and training received under the supervision of Coffee Board of India staff members.
School children along with Assam Rifles troop members enthusiastically participated in the mega event of plantation of 200 coffee saplings. This was one of the various activities planned in the run-up to the Independence Day celebration, informed Assam Rifles.
It may be mentioned that 43 Assam Rifles in collaboration with Coffee Board of India, Haflong organized a training-cum-workshop session on coffee cultivation at Haflong in Dima Hasao district of Assam.
More than 100 jawans along with teachers and students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya participated in the orientation programme.
Various methods of coffee plantation were explained during the workshop.
The principal, teachers and students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya after attending the programme had shown interest for plantation at the new school location coming up at Sontilla.
The entire staff and the school children of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya thanked the 43 Assam Rifles for conducting the training-cum-workshop programme.
The training programme continued till August 13.