Steps are being taken to help villagers in the hill district of Tamenglong in Manipur to adapt various sustainable alternatives of livelihoods with the focus on high profit income generating activities.
Pointing out that wildfires have increased in the district causing large-scale destruction of forests, people in the region are warned that if the burning of trees continues, water supply sources will be adversely affected and there will be water crisis the district which is already reeling under acute shortage of water.
Villagers have to carry heavy rice bags on their backs and walk home through the forest as the connecting road linking Kahulong and Bamgaijang in Tamenglong district of Manipur remains damaged and cut off for over five months.
The locals have spotted the arrival of a few since Saturday, while the radio tagged “Chiulon” Amur Falcon has reached near Xuzhou city and “Irang” near Linyi city of China as on October 7, according to the Wildlife Institute of India.
The World Mental Health Day 2020 observance in Tamenglong, organised by the District Mental Health Program and the District Health Society Tamenglong, was held at the district hospital Duigailong, Tamenglong.