28th (Sailam- Melriat, Aizawl District ,Mizoram)

The registration for 28 Shodhyatra has been closed. The next Shodhyatra will happen in the month of May-June 2012. Please check here for announcement and registration details in the month of February 2012.

Those whose registrations have been received and accepted for 28 Shodhyatra may stay in contact through sristi100@gmail.com and phone: 9825061139.

‚ÄčThis shodh yatra has been completed.

28th Sailam to Melriat (Mizoram) Shodhyatra Report

28th Shodh Yatra (Sailam- Melriat, Aizawl District ,Mizoram)


Date : 9th Jan 2012 to 14th Jan 2012
Place : Sailam- Melriat, Aizawl District, Mizoram
All registered participants are requested to arrive at Sailam village by 3:30 PM on 9th Jan 2012.

How to reach at Sailam, Aizawl District, Mizoram

  • Sailam to Lengpui Airport, Aizwal 95 km
  • Sailam to Aizawl taxi/bus stand 80 km

Return Journey

  • Shodh Yatra will conclude at Melriat at 1:00 PM, 14th Jan 2012
  • Melriat to Aizawl bus/taxi stand 15 km
  • Melriat to Lengpui Airport, Aizwal 30 km
Please note for visiting Mizoram Inner Line Permit (ILP) is must and can be obtained from :
Route Plan : Click Here

New Delhi Resident Commissioner Government
of Mizoram Mizoram House, Circular Road, Chankyapuri , New Delhi
110 021 Ph(R.C):011-3016408(O) (Dy R.C.) - 3010548 Reception:
3016101 PABX: 3012331 Fax : 011-3012331
Kolkata Liaison Officer Government of Mizoram
Mizoram House 24, Old Ballygunge Road, Calcutta, 700 019 Phone:
033 4756430 /4757887/4757064 Fax: 033-4757034
Guwahati Liaison Officer Mizoram House, Christian
Basti. G.S.Road, Guwahati - 781 005 Ph: 0361- 2529 448 Reception
: 529 411, Fax: 2529448
Aizawl Lengpui Airport, Aizawl Officer in charge,
Anti Hijacking Security, Civil Aerodrome Lengpui
Silchar Liaison Officer , Mizoram Run , Sonai
Road, Silchar -788 005 Ph No: 03842-25655(O)
Shillong Liaison Officer Government of Mizoram,
Nongrim Hills, Shillong Ph : 0364-2230149(O)

For Inner Line Permit 2 Passport size photographs along with ID proof is required

  • Rs 20 for Application form
  • Rs 120 for Processing fee
Those who are willing to participate can register themselves with us and book their reservation in train/air and ILP accordingly themselves.

Detailed programme will be put on the website shortly.

Mail us at sristi100@gmail.com for your registration. Registration is compulsory for participation.
SRISTI welcomes all the participants of the 28th shodh yatra in Mizoram. The participants who have not paid the registration amount are requested to do so at the earliest. The participants who have already paid are requested to email us the scanned copy of the receipt urgently. Those who may not be in a position to pay now but would be doing so before the start of the Shodh yatra may communicate the same in writing.

Kindly refer below for some important instructions/information for the shodh yatra:

  • 2 passport size photos and an identity proof in original (driving license, voter ID card, passport or any government issued valid I - Card) to be carried by all the participants
  • Participants are requested to travel light and bring only as much luggage, which you can handle by yourself.
  • Warm clothes and sleeping gear has to be brought by the participant as it will not be provided
  • Items which will be difficult to manage are not to be carried
  • Only postpaid mobile connections of Aircel and Reliance will work
  • Only those who will be able to endure the extensive walking should come and anyone with any health problems should not come
  • It is expected that during the shodh yatra, the participants will not walk with their friends/ known people, the objective of this walk is to get to know other people and learn from them
  • No waste material like food packets/ wrappers/polythene is to be littered in the jungles, villages or the places where we rest/sleep. If participants are carrying any such thing, they are expected to dispose it off at the designated place or carry back to be disposed off later.
  • Closed bathroom/washroom facility is not available
  • Sometimes due to unforeseen reasons, food may be delayed, kindly bear all this in mind. Also, the participants may themselves be required to prepare food in case of unavailability of cooks or any other reason.
  • Please carry a torch and extra batteries
  • Please carry your own plates, glasses, spoons/ forks, water bottles, mosquito creams, important medicines etc
  • Also please note that despite all preparations and planning, sometimes due to circumstances not in our hand, schedule etc may change.


If we keep everything in mind, Shodh Yatra would be a good learning experience for all. How to live with minimal resources is something we will all learn.