Guwahati, September 1: Frontline biodiversity conservation and research organisation, Aaranyak today gifted torch lights and raincoats to 50 flood volunteers working under Bishwanath Wildlife Division (WLD) under Kaziranga National Park and Kaziranga Tiger Reserve (KNP&TR) in coordination with the state forest department.
The field equipment provided today were sponsored by David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF).
Support of these volunteers who have been provided with thee essential field equipment by the DSWF through Aaranyak, are instrumental for the forest personnel in securing life of flood-hit animals.
The programme of distribution of the items were organised under the aegis of Aaranyak’s Manager of Rhino Research and Conservation Division (RRCD), Arif Hussain in coordination with forest department and local conservation NGOs at the office of the DFO, Bishwanath Wildlife Division.
The equipment distribution programme was graced by Kanyak Baishya, DFO, Bishwanath Wildlife Division, Debojit Saikia, Range Officer, Kusumtula Range, Dr. Pranjal Gogoi, Range Officer, Gahigaon Range, Iqbal Hussain, Range Officer, Bishwanath Central Range, Swapan Nath, senor conservation journalist, Soidur Rahman, President of Upaityaka, Babuli Hazarika, local Conservationist of Gohpur.