Eastern Himalayas

Balipara Foundation Awards, 5th Season - 3rd November 2017

Balipara Foundation Awards, 5th Season - 3rd November 2017

5th Balipara Foundation Awards, Best practices in Natural Habitat & Wildlife Conservation in Eastern Himalayas, 3rd November 2017, Guwahati, Assam, India

Case Study: Forest Guard Santiram Chetri, Assam, India

Forest Guard Santiram Chetri, Assam, India - Forest Guards & Rangers Award

The fifth Ranger & Guards of the Eastern Himalayas goes to Forest Guard Santiram Chetri for his long-standing beyond the call of duty service to protect the inhabitants of Kaziranga National Park. The Award was presented by Robbie Hart, Assistant Curator, Atlanta Botanic Garden, USA

Case Study: Forest Guard Jampel Lhendup, Bhutan

Forest Guard Jampel Lhendup, Bhutan - Forest Guards & Rangers Award

The fourth Ranger & Guards of the Eastern Himalayas goes to Forest Guard Jampel Lhendup from Bhutan for effectively using Technology to deepen Conservation Impacts. The Award was presented by Arita Kashyap, Eco-Fashion Designer, India

Case Study: Forest Ranger Khagen Bhuyan, Assam, India

Forest Ranger Khagen Bhuyan, Assam, India

The first recipient of the Rangers & Guards of the Eastern Himalayas was Forest Ranger Khagen Bhuyan from Assam for his valuable contribution towards synergizing community conservation and Wildlife conservation. The Award was presented by Prerna Singh Bindra, who has been at the forefront of the battle to conserve India’s wildlife for over a decade

Greenery Enthrals Beauty Queen

Priyanka Yoshikawa

Guwahati: Miss Japan 2016 Priyanka Yoshikawa said on Thursday that she will visit Kaziranga and Manas national parks to enrich her knowledge of nature and elephants.

Priyanka, 23, who is the brand ambassador of Balipara Foundation, is in the city to take part in the Eastern Himalayas Naturenomics Forum. The event is being organised by the foundation on Thursday and Friday.

Japan Beauty Queen Traces Bengal Roots

Priyanka Yoshikawa in Calcutta

Calcutta: The great-granddaughter of Prafulla Chandra Ghosh, Bengal's first chief minister, is on a visit to the land of her ancestry after being crowned Japan's most beautiful woman in 2016.

As Miss Japan, 23-year-old Priyanka Yoshikawa last year became only the second woman of mixed race to represent the country of her birth at an international pageant.

Her crowning had created a stir in a country where barely two per cent biracial babies are born in a year.

Case Study: Bhutan Glory Eco Club (Tsuseki & Limthure), Bhutan

Bhutan Glory Eco Club (Tsuseki & Limthure), Bhutan - The Nature Conservancy Award

The Nature Conservancy Award was conferred to Bhutan Glory Eco Club (Tsuseki & Limthure) for shifting the mindset of the youth of Nagaland through awareness and education, from a hunting culture to connecting to Nature and preserving our natural heritage. The Award was presented by Sarala Khailing, Regional Director at Ashoka Tree for Research in Ecology and the Environment

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