Battle Axe Division under the aegis of Konark Corps reached out to the residents of remote and inaccessible village of Shahgarh in Western most Rajasthan by organizing Assistance-cum-Medical Camp for the locals on July 5, 2018. Maj Gen O P Gulia, GOC 12 RAPID, distributed computers, school furniture, stationery and sports equipment to the school children of Bachhiyan Chor Higher Secondary School, Langtala Primary School and Ibrahim Khan ki Dhani Primary School.
The major emphasis was given to the improvement of educational facilities and health care of the locals. The medical camp included polio vaccination, de-worming, immunization against tetanus, and the services of dental care, gynecologist and medical specialist were also provided.
The Battle Axe Division also organized another Medical Camp at Langtala. The facilities offered included routine checkup, lab testing, consultancy and pharmacy. Solar lights and Desert coolers were also distributed among the locals.Battle Axe Div outreach program was a highly successful event as it was appreciated by locals of this remote locality whole heartedly. The event has cemented the bond between Army and local population of this border area and has significantly enhanced Army's goodwill.