Mago village in Tawang district gets solar-powered street lights

In a bid to illuminate the lives of residents in the remote village of Mago nestled within the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh, the Indian army’s battalion deployed at Chuna has undertaken a remarkable initiative under the Operation Sadbhavana project.

The project aimed to enhance the quality of life for villagers by providing access to sustainable energy solutions, aligning with the government’s commitment to promoting green energy.

Under this operation, Gaon Burha or village headman of Mago, T Panden was presented with nine solar-powered street lights. These lights, installed by the battalion, are poised to significantly alleviate the daily challenges faced by the villagers, particularly during the dark hours of the night.

The handover ceremony of the transformative project took place in the presence of the local residents of Mago village, signifying the collaborative effort between the Indian army and the community. The commanding officer of the battalion officially presented the completed project to village headmen T Panden.

Mago village in Tawang district gets solar-powered street lights
Mago village in Tawang district gets solar-powered street lights

The deployment of solar-powered street lights not only ensures improved visibility and safety for the villagers but also represents a crucial step towards fostering sustainable development in the region. By harnessing the abundant solar energy available in the area, the project underscores a commitment to environmental conservation and reduces dependency on conventional energy sources.

As part of ‘Operation Sadbhavana’, Indian army is undertaking multiple welfare activities for the people living in remote areas.

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