This near miracle has been made possible because of an innovation called plinth raising, which entails constructing a high earthen platform to build a house.
At a time when social media is a conduit of lies and rumours, youngsters in Assam are using it to prevent child marriages in the district of Darrang.
Women trained in the use of the internet are travelling across four districts of Assam to bring its benefits to rural women, which in turn is boosting their household earnings and changing everyday lives for the better.
The young people of Shikdamakha in Assam didn’t wait for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan to set standards in sanitation. Today, the village is one of the cleanest in the country.