Assam

This Assamese Man’s Tea Estates Are the World’s First Elephant-Friendly Ones

Plucking tea in a tea garden of Assam

Located in the Baksha district of Assam, the two farms of Tenzing Bodosa have received the certification for their conscious effort towards elephant conservation in the region.

Tea is the most consumed drink in the world after water. Originating from China, tea has become the preferred choice of drink in the past 2000 years and is loved by folks worldwide.

There is a need to sensitise travel agents towards the sensitivity of nature

Ranjit Barthakur, founder trustee of Balipara Foundation in Assam highlights the focus on community conservation in the Eastern Himalayas and the engagement with the travel industry to attract discerning visitors to the region

In Conversation with Sudipta Dev, Express Travel World by Indian Express

Promoting Eco-Tourism between the land of the rising sun and the land of red rivers and blue hills.

Promoting Eco-Tourism between the land of the rising sun and the land of red rivers and blue hills.

Take only memories, leave only footprints
Responsible travel to natural areas which conserves the environment and improves the welfare of local people

Celebration of World Environment Day by Balipara Foundation

World Environment Day is celebrated globally on June 5th of every year to inspire people around the globe to become aware about the environment and learn more about ways they can help to ensure the safe future of our planet. Balipara Foundation also celebrated this day by doing activities like plantation drive and saplings donation. The day first started with saplings donation among the locals at the centre of Balipara.

Balipara Foundation Green Guru Awardee Purnima Devi Barman soars the sky with the prestigious Green Oscar Award 2017

A guardian for the Greater Adjutant Stork in Assam, Purnima Devi Barman has been conferred with the prestigious Whitley Awards also known as the “Green Oscar Award, 2017” adding one more feather to her cap. Purnima Devi Barman won the Balipara Foundation Green Guru Award, 2016 for her relentless campaigns and her fierce determination to protect the rare species- Greater Adjutant Stork, an important link in the food web of our ecosystem.

Welcome to Northeast India’s First Smart Village. Here are 5 Things You Should Know About it.

A remote village in Assam along the Indo-Bhutan border has become the first smart village in northeast India. Barsimaluguri in Baksa district has become a model ‘smart village’ after achieving 100% toilets, solar power, and pure drinking water. Here are five things you need to know about the village.

1. The initiative was started by the Nanda Talukdar Foundation

 

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