As part of the Border Management plan, the 170 BN Border Security Force under SHQ BSF Shillong organised a Civic Action Programme on Saturday at Maheshkhola School Playground in South West Khasi Hills.
The programme was organized under the supervision of Arvind Kumar, Offg. The Commandant of 170 BN BSF in coordination with Bonbera Border Youth Club.
On this occasion, a friendly football match was played between women teams of Maheshkhola and Mahadev.
During this programme, sports items including 03 Nos Football, Football Net, and 30 Pairs Football Jursey/T.shirts were distributed among the players/members of Bonbera Border Youth Club and women players of Maheshkhola and Mahadev.
The BSF has been keeping regular touch with the bordering people to meet its endeavor to help the poor and needy people. A heartfelt presence of local Headmen and other respected persons of the locality made the programme very successful. People of these villages praised the goodwill gesture by BSF done for these villages.
In connection with the programme Hardeep Singh, Inspector General Frontier HQ Meghalaya stated that such initiatives by the Border Security Force will develop a better understanding between border population and BSF creating a sense of security and further leading to a decrease in smuggling activities in the border area.
Pro BSF Meghalaya feels that more sports activities will be organised in border areas by BSF to promote sports and spot good talented sportsmen from the border area.