The programme for the conservation of Eastern Hoolock Gibbon was launched by Dr Shashi Kumar on 6th october 2015 in Arunachal Pradesh.
It’s a community and school-based education program on conservation of the endangered Eastern Hoolock Gibbon.
Launched Places : Arunachal’s Lower Dibang Valley district in the state and at Sadiya sub-division under Assam’s Tinsukia district.
Programme implemented By : ENVIRON, an NGO based on North East(NE) associated with state’s environment and forest department with Aitijya (The Heritage) as partner
ENVIRON : A society for conservation and management of nature and natural resources ..
in NE India.
Technical Support Provided by : Zoology Department of Rajiv Gandhi University and G. B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development (GBPIHED), NE Unit
Project Supported by : US Fish and Wildlife Service
The fifth day of the Wildlife Week. was celebrated during the launch.
Arunachal Pradesh Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (PCCF) – Dr Shashi Kumar