DIBRUGARH, Aug 26 - The National Service Scheme (NSS) of Digboi College unit initiated the post-flood relief programme and distributed some essential materials to the flood-affected victims of the Sumoni Gaon, near Bordhirak of Kakopather under Doomdoma Circle of the Tinsukia district, one of the worst-affected villages of the circle.
This programme was jointly conducted by the NSS, Digboi College unit, the teachers and staff of Digboi College and the 26 Assam (Independent) COY, NCC of Digboi College wing on August 23, a release stated.
Altogether 222 individuals of 46 families with 60 school children and 90 females benefited from the post-flood relief materials. The relief materials included rice, flattened rice, pulse, sugar, oil, milk, horlicks, biscuits, mineral water, candles, soaps, bleaching power, mosquito coil, disinfectants, school copies and books, school bags and related materials (pencil box, pencils, pens, rubber, sharpeners), bedsheets, clothes, diapers. Other essential items for the 90 female victims were also distributed separately.
Rajib Rudra Tariang, programme officer, NSS, Digboi College unit and assistant professor in the Department of Zoology of Digboi College addressed the villagers of the Sumoni Gaon in the premises of the Sumoni LP School. Gaon Bura Tileswar Moran and M Raha, Latmondal of the Doomdoma Revenue Circle Office also addressed the villagers before the flood relief materials were distributed.
Altogether 23 NSS volunteers led by the Programme Officer, 13 NCC cadets led by Samerjit Singh, Havildar of the 26 Assam (I) COY, NCC, 13 teachers � Tariang, PK Khound, Dr PK Bharati, Dr J Lohkar, Dipesh Mondol, Gauri Buragohain, Dr Kanchan Konwar, Jitu Borah, Subhasish Gogoi, Dr Sangeeta Saikia Baruah, Dr Mamoni Sarma Borthakur, Dr Itu Das and Dr Anamika Neog besides four non-teaching staff along with two police personnel of the Kakopather Police Station volunteered for the distribution of the post-flood relief materials.