In­au­gu­ra­tion of So­lar fenc­ing in Tongth­rom

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31 De­cem­ber, Lhuentse: Hon’ble Ly­onpo Yeshey Dorji, Min­istry of agri­cul­ture and forests in­au­gu­rated the 4.3 kilo­me­ters long Elec­tric fenc­ing in Tongth­rom. The Fence cov­ers to­tal of 230 acres from which around 109 acres are cul­ti­vated. The so­lar fenc­ing was built with 3 lakh fund support from GCCA project.

Some 37 ben­e­fi­ciary house­holds are con­tended that now they don’t have to spend sleep­less nights any­more. They are happy that the wild boars and deer are now kept away from their field crops.

The peo­ple here mainly cul­ti­vate paddy in large scale and with so­lar fenc­ing es­tab­lished, the Gup ex­pressed his deep ap­pre­ci­a­tion and said “we can now work to­wards at­tain­ing self-suf­fi­ciency.”

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