DIBRUGARH, Sept 14 - A dilapidated Kalli Aai LP School, built with bamboos at Chengamari Habi village near the Brahmaputra river, was converted to a concrete structure with spacious classrooms under the Civic Action Programme implemented by the 171 battalion, CRPF. The newly-built school structure was inaugurated on Monday by Bhupendra Kumar, DIG (Ops).
Several leading citizens of the area, including panchayat members, social workers, parents, teachers and students of the school, attended the inaugural function. While addressing the gathering, Bhupendra Kumar stressed on building a cordial relationship between the CRPF and the general masses.
�The basic objective of carrying out the Civic Action Programme is to win hearts and minds of the villagers, bridging the gap between civilians and security personnel, and to establish a sense of security among the local inhabitants,� he said.
Bhupendra Kumar further said that the educational infrastructure must be developed as children are require to be nurtured in good and healthy ambience. �If the schoolchildren are cared and given the best of facilities during their tender age, they can be expected to be strong in mind and body. They are the future of the country and therefore, must be looked after,� he said.
Jagdish Prasad Panghal, the Commandant, 171 CRPF, who took the initiative for the construction, conveyed his gratitude to the school and local administration for lending their wholehearted support to undertake the Civic Action Programme.
Panchayat members Kavita Konwar, Nagen Gogoi and Vijay Chauhan, the headmaster of the school, were among others who spoke during the inaugural function. It needs to be mentioned here that the locals too partially contributed for the construction of the school.