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Essence and Beauty of Nature – Postcards from Kaziranga and Difloo Hathipahar

What a wonderful National Park with dense jungle, vast grasslands, beautiful water bodies and rich wildlife! It’s flanked by Karbi Anglong range on the south side with the mighty Brahmaputra towards the north. The sunrise from the tea garden bungalow we stayed in, bordering the park, was spectacular! Do watch the video clip and listen to the birds. We really miss all this in the cities. Similarly, the night sky was teaming with stars! The trip was so very refreshing! I strongly recommend a visit. The time is just right. It will get very cold soon.

Wildlife friendly road planned through Kaziranga

GUWAHATI, Jan 7 - The Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun has approved the pre-feasibility report of the wildlife-friendly road to be built on the national highway stretch passing through Kaziranga National Park, but the Centre has asked the State government to revisit the Rs 2,500-crore proposal and see if the budget can be trimmed or if the execution can be done in phases.

Government sources said the Dehradun-based WII has cleared the pre-feasibility report with some observations and suggestions.

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 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

Kaziranga: The rhino sleeps tonight

THE Assam government celebrates Kaziranga National Park “as the most successful conservation initiative in the subcontinent in the 20th century”. The numbers bear it out — from about 40 rhinoceros in 1905 to more than 2,400 now, or two-thirds of the world’s one-horned rhino population.

"Eco Tourism can help make Assam an economic powerhouse of North East." says Ranjit Barthakur

Eco Tourism can help make Assam an economic powerhouse of North East.</strong> Ranjit Barthakur shares his&nbsp;vision of a Green Bond for Assam at the final session of Sabal Bidhayak, Assam.

Case Study: Ramen Das, ACF Assam

Sri Ramen Das was awarded the longest servicing Forest Guard  Award

Mr. Ramen Das is the longest-serving officer in Kaziranga National Park. When he served as the Range Officer Western Range, Bagori, it was because of his information network and intelligence base that several rhino poachers could be arrested. He recently led his team to Conoor in Tamil Nadu, arrested two accused in the poaching of a female rhino and her calf in Western Range Bagori and produced them before the Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate, Kaliabor


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