PASIGHAT, Mar 06: Administrative Reforms and Science & Technology Secretary Ajay Chagti visited Silluk village, the cleanest village of East Suang district along with DC Dr Kinny Singh on Saturday.
Chagti and his team was welcomed at Silluk village led by Swachh Silluk Abhiyan Chairman, Kepang Nong Borang and his team including village’s Head Gaon Burah Nobang Borang, Gaon Burah Ashik Yirang and others.
The villagers showed the SSA office, soak pits for decomposing wastes to the visiting officials who presented them dustbins made of local items.
While appreciating the effort and initiative of the villagers to keep their village clean, the secretary commented that the village deserves the tag as the cleanest village in the state.
Silluk village under Mebo sub-division in the district, was declared as a 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).
The village was once f the dirtiest village of the district, it however, moved towards cleaner tag due to excellent work by the village community and youth under Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen).