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MONGAL GHATOWAL Recipient of Mark Shand Mahout Awards, 2014 - Assam
8 months 1 week ago

Starting o as a grass cutter in Assam Forest department, Mongal Ghatowal, now a reputed and retired ‘Mahout’ is a highly respected individual and is known for his love for elephants.

BHUMIDHAR DEKA  Recipient of Mark Shand Mahout Awards, 2014 - Assam
9 months 4 hours ago

Bhumidhar is a skilled forest worker who has been serving as a mahout in Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary since 2011. Deka is an expert in Rhino behavior, and he begun working in Pabitora in 1993.

PURNA CHANDRA RABHA Recipient of Mark Shand Mahout Awards, 2014 - Assam
8 months 1 week ago

Purna Chandra began as a Mahout back in 1945. Back then, a young Purna started o by being an assistant to the trainer mahout. He then learnt the art of handling and interacting with elephants.

PURNA CHANDRA RABHA Recipient of Mark Shand Mahout Awards, 2014 - Assam
9 months 5 hours ago

Purna Chandra began as a Mahout back in 1945. Back then, a young Purna started o by being an assistant to the trainer mahout. He then learnt the art of handling and interacting with elephants.

DR. KASHMIRA KAKATI receiving the Ecological Restoration Awards, 2014 - Assam
8 months 1 week ago

Born and brought up in Assam, Dr. Kashmira Kakati is a Wildlife Biologist working towards safeguarding a patch of 500 km² of rainforest in Jeypore-Dehing lowlands which includes Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam.

The elephants at the construction site in Balipara in Sonitpur district on Wednesday. Picture by UB Photos
9 months 5 hours ago

Three wild elephants were injured at the construction site of the Patanjali Mega Herbal and food park in Sonitpur district, while two...

JADHAV PAYENG receiving the Ecological Restoration Awards, 2013 - Assam
9 months 6 hours ago

Jadhav ‘Mulai’ Payeng belongs to the ‘Mishing’ tribe (one of the largest ethnic groups of Assam).

Mr Karunakara Reddy, Chairman & MD – SMAAT India
7 months 2 weeks ago

World Water Day is celebrated on 22 March to spread awareness about the significance of water in our daily lives, how every individual can save water, and the importance of drinking clean water.

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