31 December, Lhuentse: Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Ministry of agriculture and forests inaugurated the 4.3 kilometers long Electric fencing in Tongthrom. The Fence covers total of 230 acres from which around 109 acres are cultivated. The solar fencing was built with 0.3 million fund support from GCCA project.
Some 37 beneficiary households are contended that now they don’t have to spend sleepless nights anymore. They are happy that the wild boars and deer are now kept away from their field crops.
The people here mainly cultivate paddy in large scale and with solar fencing established, the Gup expressed his deep appreciation and said “we can now work towards attaining self-sufficiency.”
Reported by Tashi Yangzom, ICS
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