IMPHAL, Oct 17
A one-day seminar on ‘Sustainable Tourism and Permaculture for Village Development’ was held today at Ramrei village under the aegis of the Chingtam Sports Association (CSA) and Indigenous People’s Forum (IPF).
The seminar hosted by Ramrei Village Authority and Ramrei Tourism Committee was moderated by Mathingso Jajo and SP Thotyachipem.
Advocate Chongtham Victor, CSA general secretary Dr Thangjam Parmanda and IPF general secretary Ngatangmi Hungyo attended the seminar as panellists.
The seminar explored ways and means to resurrect and bring about economic development through permaculture and sustainable tourism at Ramrei and surrounding villages including Chadong, Ngarumphung, Muirei, New Canan, Thoyee and Louphong which had been severely affected by Mapithel Dam.