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Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) distributes gears among forest staff in Assam
Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) distributed 100 high-powered rechargeable torchlights,100 rain jackets and 2 GPS set among front line forest personnel
A CORRESPONDENT TANGLA: In a bid to encourage the field staff with proper gadgets and ensure their wholehearted involvement in the conservation of flora and fauna, Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) distributed 100 high-powered rechargeable torchlights,100 rain jackets and 2 GPS set among front line forest personnel of Nonai Forest Range, Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary and Udalguri Forest Division in Udalguri district on Saturday. The event was facilitated by noted wildlife conservationist Nabajyoti Baruah. WTI Field Officer, Dipankar Barman distributed the gears to the forest officials in an event which was attended by Udalguri DFO, Raju Kumar Brahma along with other forest officials. According to reports, award winning conservationist Baruah has taken up a slew of initiative in his effort for the protection of flora and fauna with special emphasis on human-elephant conflict. He has been rendering yeoman's service in the field of wildlife conservation in Udalguri district for the past twelve years. Pertinently, the Indo-Bhutan border areas of Udalguri district are fraught with incidents of human-elephant conflict over the past decade. According to official statistics, in Dhansiri division of Udalguri district in the current academic year of 2022-23 there have been nine human deaths against eight elephant casualties in man-elephant conflict. Also Read: Assam: African Swine Fever in Udalguri district Also Watch: