Manas Tiger Team was awarded the IUCN, WCPA (International Union for Conservation of Nature- World Commission on Protected Areas) International Rangers Award. This award is for the untiring efforts of rangers of Manas National Park, Assam for their help to conserve the tiger population in the National park.
The ceremony which was held virtually. This was done on Wednesday. They awarded the Manas Tiger team, consisting of 12 members, along with 18 other national parks from across the World.
The awards were developed through collaboration between the IUCN WCPA, the International Ranger Federation, Global Wildlife Conservation, and Conservation Allies. The aim is to highlight and felicitate the extraordinary work that rangers do in protected and conserved areas worldwide.
MNP Director Amal Chandra Sarmah said: “This special recognition has boosted our officials and frontline staff. But also the whole Manas team in their efforts for better conservation and protection. And it has put us in a more challenging task for better conservation, for protection and management. A challenge we are happy to accept. We are confident and optimistic of doing better in the coming days.”
“I congratulated all the members of Manas National Park Ranger Team and the whole Manas family from the core of my heart.” added Sarmah.
The full article was published by Prag News on April 9, 2021.