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Arunachal Pradesh is a part of the Eastern Himalayan biodiversity hotspot, one among the 25 identified hotspots world wide. Due to decrease in firewood source and increase in local market price, rural people are compelled to resort to indigenous energy-efficient technologies. In this respect, rural people of Arunachal Pradesh, especially of West Kameng and Tawang districts, have developed a new
energy-efficient chulha. (Correspondence)