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Jadav Molai Payeng was 16 years old in 1979, when he witnessed a large number of dead snakes due to excessive heat after floods washed them onto the tree-less sandbar Assam
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Forest Man of India: A Farmer From Assam Has Grown A Forest On Barren Land By Planting Trees For Last 40 Years

This is a story of passion and perseverance, this is the story of the Padma Shree Awardee, Forest Man Of India - Jadav Molai Payeng, who has single handedly converted a barren land into a dense forest ...
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Gooseberry-Jaggery Candy Given To Pregnant Women And Anaemic Children In Halakandi To Improve Health Status
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Gooseberry Candies Provided To Pregnant Women And Anaemic Children In Halakandi

As an alternative to iron and vitamins tablets, District administration of Halakandi is providing candies made from gooseberry and jaggery to increase the intake of nutrition among pregnant women and anaemic children in the district ...
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Guwahati Goes Green As It Takes Steps Towards Public E-Mobility, Gets 15 Electric Buses, 10 More To Come Soon
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Guwahati Goes Green As It Takes Steps Towards Public E-Mobility, Gets 15 Electric Buses, 10 More To Come Soon

Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) to deploy 25 electric buses in Guwahati by of this year as part of the State’s green mobility initiative ...
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Menstrual Hygiene Sees The Light Of The Day In Hailakandi Jail, Assam, As Women Inmates Get Sanitary Napkins
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Menstrual Hygiene Sees The Light Of The Day In Hailakandi Jail, Assam, As Women Inmates Get Sanitary Napkins

To promote menstrual hygiene, 30 packets of sanitary pads were distributed in Hailakandi Jail by the district administration ...
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As per Census 2011, the availability of drinking water in households in Assam within the premises is 55%, near the household premises is 27 per cent, and away from the household premises is 19 per cent
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A Battle For Survival: To Quench Thirst, Residents Of This Assam Village Collect Water Dripping From Mountains

People living in Semkhor village of Assam have been struggling to access safe water for decades resulting in them having to walk for over a kilometre every time they need to fetch water from the mountains ...
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Assam Dumps Plastic Dustbins, Switches To Bamboo Bins
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Assam Dumps Plastic Dustbins, Switches To Bamboo Bins

In an effort towards becoming a plastic-free state, authorities in Assam decide to switch to bamboo bins from current plastic dustbins ...
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School Children Torch-Bearers Of Sanitation Drive In Assam

School children in Assam contribute to the maintenance of sanitation in the state by investing their time in teaching about cleanliness to their neighbours and other members of the community ...
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Open Defecation Free: 100 Per Cent Sanitation Coverage In Rural Areas Of Assam Soon, Says Official
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Open Defecation Free: 100 Per Cent Sanitation Coverage In Rural Areas Of Assam Soon, Says Official

The rural areas of Assam will become open defecation free (ODF) by December 31 this year as 98 per cent of the target have already been achieved, said the secretary to the union ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation ...
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Swachh Bharat Mission: Hailakandi District In Southern Assam Becomes Open Defecation Free
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Swachh Bharat Mission: Hailakandi District In Southern Assam Becomes Open Defecation Free

A total of 331 villages of 62 panchayats became open defecation free after the construction of 84,614 individual household latrines (IHHLs) under the Swachh Bharat Mission(Grameen) costing around Rs. 101 crore, says the Deputy Commissioner of Hailakandi, Adil Khan ...
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Northeast India’s Success In Improving Rural Sanitation Yet To Be Replicated In Its Urban Areas

Improvement of sanitation facilities in rural areas has made Northeast India one of the best performing regions in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, though the urban performance is yet to reach the scale of success witnessed by rural Northeast India ...
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Plastic Waste Management: 100 metre road in Guwahati will be built using plastic waste
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Guwahati To Tackle Plastic Waste By Making Roads From It

The Kahilipara-Dakhingaon Don Bosco road in Assam’s largest city Guwahati will be built using waste plastic announced Public Works Department minister Himanta Biswa Sarma ...
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Plastic Free Zone Markets: Bring Your Own Bag, Says Guwahati Municipal Corporation
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Plastic Free Zone Markets: Bring Your Own Bag, Says Guwahati Municipal Corporation

Guwahati Municipal Corporation has decided to make Uzan Bazar and Kachari Ghat markets plastic-free zones ...
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