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Silluk, cleanest village in Arunachal’s East Siang, receives official visitors with open arms

PASIGHAT: In a whirlwind visit to East Siang district today, Ajay Chagti, Secretary Administrative Reforms and Science & Technology cum OSD to Chief Secretary of the Arunachal Pradesh government yesterday visited Silluk village, the cleanest village of the district.

Chagti and his team were welcomed at Silluk village by Swachh Silluk Abhiyan Chairman, Kepang Nong Borang and the village’s Head Gaon Burah, Nobang Borang, Gaon Burah, Ashik Yirang and others.

The villagers showed the SSA office, soak pits for decomposing the decomposable waste items, while presenting them dustbins made of local items.

While appreciating the effort and initiative of the village to keep their village clean, Chagti said that the Silluk village deserves participation and winning the state level cleanest village title beating other cleanest village of the state.

It is worth mentioning here that, Silluk village under Mebo Sub-Division in East Siang district was declared as the cleanest village of the district in the year 2019-20  by a screening committee constituted for selection of Chief Minister Award for Cleanest Village (CMACV) of the district.

The Silluk village — once considered “unclean” — became the cleanest village due to excellent work done by community and village youths under Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen).

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