Ludhiana,, Nov. 26 -- Once a hotspot of terrorism and infamous for drug peddling activities, Jalaldiwal village in Raikot block is set to restore its glory and change its fate.

Villagers are setting an example for the country by showing how communities and NGOs can work together to conserve the environment, help the needy and check the drug menace.

Villagers, who formed the social organisation Giani Nihal Singh Sewa Society, have distributed medicines worth Rs 2 lakh to the needy from the village dispensary in the past one year. The dispensary remained open even during the lockdown to cater to the villagers.

Besides, the constant persuasion of villagers led to the setting up of a Rs 5-crore power grid in the panchayat land that is expe...