Guwahati/ 24th April’2018 (Prag News Desk):
Soon Sehlon village of Manipur, bordering Myanmar will be provided with electricity for the first time since Independence.
This initiative has been taken on behalf of Assam riffles as a good will gesture, to provide the comfort of light and electricity to the people of Sehlon village who till now were reeling under darkness since ages.
Residents of the interior villages ‘which has no road connectivity, electricity and basic amenities” expressed gratitude to the personal after the para-military force set up an operational 5 KVA sola power plant.
The villagers were provided with power supply from a generator previously but due to the distant location of the locator AR Sector in Kakching district a solar power plant was enabled to make the villagers self-reliant.
Assam Riffles has been part of many goodwill services to its neighboring states for which they have applauded by the Centre many times.