Skip to content Skip to navigation

Programme on Climate Change & Biodiversity held

An awareness meeting among students, teachers was held at Abhayapuri College on April 4 as a part of a project “Sensitization Programme on Climate Change & Bidiversity”. The meeting was presided over by the principal Dr. Sadananda Nath and was inaugurated by the college governing body president Dr. Siva Kumar Tiwari. Dr. Ananta Bora of Birjhora Mahabidyalaya and Dr. Sheikh Shahjamal of Nabajyoti College Kolgachia take part as resource persons. On his lecture Dr. Bora elaborated the total biodiversity of Assam giving special reference to plant diversity with photographs of some endangered plant and animal species. He also mentioned about his recent UGC sponsored research on how to identify various plant in Assamese name with the help of digitally make compact disc. Dr. Sheikh has delivered lecture on climate change and its impact on food security in our country as well as in global situation. Najibuddin Ahmed, ranger of Abhayapuri forest office, another guest request students to conserve the forest and forest resources of their locality to control climate change and to conserve the biodiversity of Assam. In the meeting prizes and certificates were distributed among the student who has participated in various competitions held under the project. Dr. Ashoke Kumar Das, the coordinator of the project has informed that locally rare and endangered tree species will be planted in Abhayapuri college boundary in the last week of April in collaboration with Abhayapuri College alumni association as another part of the project.  

Author info

Ashoke Kumar Das's picture

Dr. Ashoke Kumar Das, Coordinator, Aaranyak West Assam Zone & Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, Abhayapuri College, Abhayapuri.

Add new comment

Random Stories

I-Day celebrated at Kalaigaon and Tangla

16 Aug 2015 - 8:35am | Jayanta Kumar Das
The 69 th Independence Day was celebrated at Kalaigaon and Tangla with gaiety. At Kalaigaon DN Hazarika,Circle Officer,Kalaigaon Revenue Circle hoisted the national flag at Gandhi Bakori field before...

Activists demand probe into Moreh killing

6 Jun 2017 - 12:28am | AT News Imphal
North-East Forum for International Solidarity (NEFIS) held a candle-light vigil in Delhi University on Monday  in condolence for the recent incident of brutal shooting of a woman, Arambam Shanti...

Stop rhino poaching

11 Jan 2015 - 10:30pm | AT News
Hundreds of people hit the streets in Kaziranga in protest against the unabeted rhino poaching in the national park. The protesters further snubbed the government for failing to stop the rampant...