KAZIRANGA, June 9 - With the objective to carry out flood-related activities smoothly during the ensuing floods in Kaziranga, a meeting with the stakeholders was held here recently. The meet was organised by the Kaziranga National Park authority where different issues, including rescue operation of wild animals, were extensively deliberated.
According to Rohini Saikia, Divisional Forest Officer, Eastern Assam Wildlife Division (Kaziranga), a total of 10 volunteers from each organisation working in the field of wildlife conservation and protection were requested to extend their helping hand during the ensuing flood in Kaziranga National Park.
He said that volunteers coming from different organisations including NGOs would be given basic training on how to rescue and handle the critically-injured wild animals during flood time. He added that Forest department would provide required logistic support to the volunteers.
The issues like managing the crowd during any wildlife rescue operation would be dealt with in a better way to avoid any untoward incident.
Members from various Eco Development Committees expressed their willingness to support the Forest department in Kaziranga during flood time.