4 villages in Tirap to be developed as smart villages

KHONSA, Aug 31: Lapnan, Khonsa, Kaimai and Kheti villages in Tirap district were selected to be developed as smart villages during a coordination meeting chaired by Deputy Commissioner PN Thungon here on Friday.
During the meeting, Smart Village Movement regional associate (south) Debabrata Saha informed about the physical verification and feasibility study done in the four villages by a team led by the Khonsa BDO.
Saha also presented a brief report on the process of village selection.
“We are here with a vision to build smart villages by empowering people, and we aim to develop 100 smart villages in the state with the help of ‘open innovation/co-innovation’. A smart village is a community empowered by digital technologies and open innovation platform to access global market,” he said. (DIPRO)