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Conserving & Preserving our Natural Heritage

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Facilitate co-existence through interdependence

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Develop Symbiotic Models around Conservation-Community-Technology Imperatives

 

 

Naturenomics at play - Best Cases

Dec 09, 2016 05:12pm

Alarmed by the rapidly disappearing floral and faunal populations within a span of a generation due to excessive hunting, logging and jhum cultivation, Sendenyu Community Biodiversity & Wildlife Conservation Committee felt the need to take drastic steps to preserve and protect the biological diversity of the Sendenyu region. Conservation efforts and enforcement of rules in the village Protected Area and other community land have today resulted in the return of a...

Founding Editor of Sanctuary Asia, Bittu Sahgal presents the Annual Balipara Foundation Award to Sendenyu Community Biodiversity and Wildlife Conservation Committee
Dec 07, 2016 08:34pm

EHNF was a 2 day session that brought together individuals, institutes, government bodies and ministries to speak on Asian Elephant Conservation and honour the ecological champions, who contribute to protecting the biodiversity of the Eastern Himalayas. The Event took place at Vivanta by Taj, Guwahati on 8th & 9th Nov'16.

Dr Tirtha Bahadur Shrestha was given the Balipara Foundation Lifetime Service Award for his inimitable conservation work in the Eastern Himalayas, he calls ‘the abode of biodiversity’
Dec 05, 2016 08:52pm

Brij Mohan Khaitan, also known as B. M. Khaitan, is the founder of the B. M. Khaitan Group. He heads McLeod Russel, the world’s largest tea company, and is known for his involvement in philanthropic activities for the welfare of community and wildlife. Mr. Khaitan is an eminent Industrialist and owns the Eveready Industries India, Ltd (EIIL). He is also involved in the manufacture of various metal and chemical products. Mr. Khaitan is also called as the ‘Evergreen Team Man...

Mr. R.S. Jhawar (Williamson Magor) receiving the Lifetime Service Award on behalf of Mr. Brij Mohan Khaitan from The Honorable Chief Secretary to Government of Assam -
Nov 24, 2016 05:40pm

Called as the Godfather of Conservation in Bhutan, Dasho Paljor J. Dorji has had a distinguished career with the Royal Government of Bhutan, serving three kings in the capacity of Magistrate of Paro District 1969-1972, High Court Judge 1972-1974, acting Chief Justice of Bhutan 1974-1985, Chief Justice of Bhutan 1985-1987, Deputy Minister for Social Services 1988-1991, Ambassador to the United Nations and European capitals 1991-1994, Deputy Minister to the National...

DASHO PALJOR J. DORJI Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Awards, 2014 - Bhutan
Dec 05, 2016 09:04pm

Anne Wright was born the daughter of British ICS Ocer and she spent her childhood in the forests of Central India. She is also the founder trustee of World Wildlife fund for Nature – India, which she helped setup in the late 1960s. She was appointed by the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi as a member of the Tiger Task Force for Project Tiger in 1970. She then served for 19 years on the Indian Board for Wildlife and was closely involved with the passing of the Wildlife...

ANNE WRIGHT Recipient of Lifetime Service Awards, 2013 - Assam & North Bengal
Nov 24, 2016 04:45pm

Sontush has contributed towards Indian Wildlife by being at its service for more than 30 years, tirelessly working in the Garo Hills of Meghalaya. Sontush has a very inspiring career and life graph, that includes joining the Meghalaya Forest Department in 1985 as a muster roll employee, and then as a Forest Guard of Gateman Rank in the Balpakram Division, Garo Hills. On duty, Sontush has faced many loggers, militants and wildlife poachers during her service at multiple...

SONTUSH A. SANGMA Recipient of Special Forest Guard Awards, 2015 - Meghalaya
Nov 24, 2016 04:34pm

Rajen joined the Forest Department of Kaziranga National Park in December,1992 and since then he has dedicatedly and tirelessly worked towards protecting and conserving the forests and its wildlife. His alert and intuitive presence of mind has helped save several rhinos from being poached. Today, Rajen serves as a Forest Guard in Kaziranga, and he has contributed signicantly in the conservation of the Indian Rhinoceros.

 RAJEN PANIKA Recipient of Special Forest Guard Awards, 2015 - Assam
Dec 05, 2016 09:05pm

Amar sing has dedicated more than 25 years of forest service in Kaziranga Tiger Reserve. Known for his fearless attitude and nature, Amar joined as a Home Guard in Kaziranga National Park in the late 1990s. During the same time, he was also fatally attacked by a Wild Bualo while on duty. After recovering from the accident, Amar joined the department as a worker on protection duty to combat poaching activities inside the Park. Today, as a Forest Guard in Western Range,...

AMAR SING DEKA Recipient of Special Forest Guard Awards, 2015 - Assam
Dec 05, 2016 09:06pm

Pema’s multifaceted contribution to conservation through his work as a Range Ocer in dierent beats in Bhutan has been proven to be invaluable. He has been providing law enforcement and technical guidance to farmers and local government bodies in matters pertaining to wildlife and forestry. He is also involved in the working and implementation of human-wildlife conict mitigation measures in Bhutan. At present, Pema is the Range Ocer in the Tashichholing Range of Samste,...

PEMA THINLEY Recipient of Special Forest Guard Awards, 2015 - Bhutan
Nov 24, 2016 03:58pm

Posted in the Bonda Forest Camp under the Guwahati Wildlife Division, Dharmistha is a sincere and brave forest guard. She is particularly well known for her dedication towards wildlife, and is also a part of the impressive lineup of Kaziranga’s forest patrolling personnel. She has displayed tremendous leadership qualities and presence of mind during her patrolling duties. Her contribution to the wildlife of Bonda area is indispensable.

 DHARMISTHA MEDHI DAS receiving the Special Forest Guard Awards, 2015 - Assam
Dec 05, 2016 09:07pm

Posted at Ghorakati Range under Kaziranga National Park, Namita has been instrumental in resolving various dicult situations arising within the park. Her passion and dedication for wildlife has led to her taking immense initiative in her work. She is also known to have great leadership qualities; one of the examples of her exemplary work was during the oods that hit Kaziranga in 2014, wherein she tirelessly engaged in rescue operations of wild animals.

NAMITA KALITA Recipient of Special Forest Guard Awards, 2015 - Assam
Nov 24, 2016 02:57pm

Born in a family with a strong lineage of mahouts, Kiron was born with an inherent understanding of the gentle giants. His family has always had the legacy of capturing wild elephants. His upbringing was in an environment wherein he was fortunate enough to learn about all tricks regarding the mela shikar, traditional medicines and training of wild elephants. Kiron joined the forest department as a grass cutter in 1990, but was later promoted as a mahout in 1999. Since then...

KIRON RABHA receiving the Mark Shand Mahout Awards, 2014 - Assam
  • Founding Editor of Sanctuary Asia, Bittu Sahgal presents the Annual Balipara Foundation Award to Sendenyu Community Biodiversity and Wildlife Conservation Committee
  • Dr Tirtha Bahadur Shrestha was given the Balipara Foundation Lifetime Service Award for his inimitable conservation work in the Eastern Himalayas, he calls ‘the abode of biodiversity’
  • Mr. R.S. Jhawar (Williamson Magor) receiving the Lifetime Service Award on behalf of Mr. Brij Mohan Khaitan from The Honorable Chief Secretary to Government of Assam -
  • DASHO PALJOR J. DORJI Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Awards, 2014 - Bhutan
  • ANNE WRIGHT Recipient of Lifetime Service Awards, 2013 - Assam & North Bengal
  • SONTUSH A. SANGMA Recipient of Special Forest Guard Awards, 2015 - Meghalaya
  •  RAJEN PANIKA Recipient of Special Forest Guard Awards, 2015 - Assam
  • AMAR SING DEKA Recipient of Special Forest Guard Awards, 2015 - Assam
  • PEMA THINLEY Recipient of Special Forest Guard Awards, 2015 - Bhutan
  •  DHARMISTHA MEDHI DAS receiving the Special Forest Guard Awards, 2015 - Assam
  • NAMITA KALITA Recipient of Special Forest Guard Awards, 2015 - Assam
  • KIRON RABHA receiving the Mark Shand Mahout Awards, 2014 - Assam
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