Pobitora Wildlife personnel get wireless handsets
GUWAHATI: The wildlife personnel entrusted to protect the treasure trove of one-horned rhinos in the tiny Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary had an occasion rejoice when Aaranyak with support from Born Free of Australia provided 20 wireless communication handsets and two base stations for augmenting wildlife conservation and protection.
The CEO, Dr. Bibhab Kumar Talukdar of Aaranyak, a frontline bio-diversity conservation, and research organisation, presented the equipment to forest staff
in presence of the Divisional Forest Officer, Pradipta Baruah, Ranger Mukul Tamuli, Dr. Arup Dutta of Assam Veterinary Science College and Manas Kumar Bhattacharya of Aaranyak.
While lauding Aaranyak for the support it has been extending towards conservation and protection of wildlife in the state in general and Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary in particular, the DFO of Guwahati Wildlife Division, Pradipta Baruah said that the wireless communication gadgets provided on Friday would be a major boon to conservation and protection of rhinos in Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary.