Premier biodiversity conservation organisation of the Northeast India, Aaranyak gifted some field equipment to the twelve teams of Village Defence Party (VDP) under Dolamara and Rongmongwe police stations of
Karbi Anglong.

On July 14, a total of 17 people of six VDP teams were gifted 17 pairs of shoes, 6 torch lights and 17 umbrellas under the supervision of Horen Timung, office in-charge, Aaranyak informed.

The event was attended by the twelve VDP members from six villages including Malasi, Bhato Gaon, Kakojan, Dolamara Bagan, Diring and Kohora.

On July 15, six teams of Village Committee were gifted 6 torch lights and 18 umbrellas under the supervision of Chitra Ranjan Borah, office in- charge, where a group meeting was organized to explain the importance of animal monitoring by Swapan Nath, a Senior Journalist and school teacher.

All the village committee members actively participated in the discussion.

“The main purpose of these distributions was to encourage village communities for wildlife conservation and monitor the animal movement during high flood in Kaziranga National Park,” Aaranyak said in a statement.

This will help them to monitor wild animals when they enter into a village for shelter in the hills of Karbi Anglong, it added.

From Aaranyak, Arif Hussain, manager, Rhino Research and Conservation Division; Sourav Gupta, project officer, Herpetofauna Research and Conservation Division and Rowel Engti, field assistant, Tiger Research and Conservation Division, handed over the materials, it further said.

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