The Directorate General of Assam Rifles, Lieutenant General Sukhdeep Sangwan, came for a visit to Head Quarters Inspector General of Assam Rifles (South) in Manipur on Thursday.

The Directorate General was briefed on prevailing security situation by the head of Assam Rifles in Manipur – Major General Alok Naresh, Inspector General of Assam Rifles (South), said PRO Assam Rifles(South) in a press release on Thursday.

The General reviewed the operational preparedness of the formation and appreciated the efforts of security forces.

The General reviewed the security posture of Assam Rifles and complimented the troops for their perseverance and high morale.

The visiting DG appreciated the efforts made by all ranks of IGAR (South) in maintaining the security in the State, the release stated.

In challenging times of COVID-19, the DG was also briefed about the efforts being undertaken for force preservation and COVID-19 preparedness of Assam Rifles in Manipur, it added.

He was also briefed on relief measures undertaken by distribution of essentials and medical assistance being extended to ESM, orphanages, old age homes, women, children and local populace of Manipur in fight against COVID-19.

The General Officer directed to continuously review the operationalpreparedness and complimented the Force for maintaining effective counter insurgency grid, the release also said.

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