A key factor during the initial phase of the Meghalaya Community Led Landscape Management Project (MCLLMP) is creating awareness. This is crucial and this creates the foundation for the implementation of the project. INRM component is given special importance during awareness programmes and there is stress put on sustainable development. East Jaintia Hills has been plagued with issues stemming from mining which has caused the landscape to be highly degraded. Deinsatlang is one such village under CLLMP located in Khliehriat Block, East Jaintia Hills. Various activities have taken place under the project.