MLA distributes solar fences

TAWANG, Oct 27: Tawang MLA Tsering Tashi distributed solar fences to Audung and Khardung villages in Kyidphel circle on 25 October.

The two villages have been identified for taking up cluster farming in, and erection of solar fencing will begin soon.

The MLA also gave away agriculture harvesting reapers to Jamkhar, Bekhar, and Shernup villages, and inaugurated a Men-Tse-Khang (Sowa Rigpa) clinic, which will provide traditional health services in Kyidphel and nearby villages. This is the 59th branch of Men-Tse-Khang in India, and will work under the supervision of the Tawang Men-Tse Khang.

“The Tawang Men-Tse-Khang serves around 450 patients per month and has so far treated 15 Covid-19 patients,” claimed Dr Tenzin Gelek of the Tawang Men-Tse-Khang.

Tawang DC Sang Phuntsok, ADC Lobsang Tsering, ex-PRI members, public leaders and villagers attended the programme.

The MLA spoke on the importance of agriculture and advised the villagers to work towards becoming self-reliant. He suggested to the villagers to take up multiple cropping or crop rotation “for optimum utilization of the agricultural fields.”

He further asked the villagers who have been provided with solar fencing to “take up maintenance from time to time.”

The DC also spoke. (DIPRO)