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Odisha: Siren project to alert Elephant movement

The Dhenkanal forest department in Odisha have planned to install automatic sirens near the national highway, in a bid to protect elephants from accidents. About Elephant Siren Project Under the Elephant Siren Project, Siren tower will be put in the elephant prone areas. These sensor-based sirens will start blaring, when elephants will cross the road ..

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WSO: Elephant landscape witnessing dramatic change in Odisha

According to the Wildlife Society of Orissa (WSO), the elephant landscape in Odisha has undergone a dramatic change because of mindless mining and unplanned developmental activities. Key Points According to WSO, elephant landscape has changed dramatically in last two decades. In Keonjhar district of Odisha, there were 112 elephants in 2002. Now, it has only ..

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What is KVIC’s RE-HAB Project?

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari recently announced that the project of Khadi and Village Industries (KVIC) called RE-HAB has become a huge success. Thus, it is to be implemented in other states as well. This includes Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala. What is Project RE-HAB? ..

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Jumbo Kheti to tackle Elephant Riding Farms

Villages in central Assam’s Nagaon district are experimenting with a new way for keeping crop-raiding elephants off their crops by setting aside land to create a meal zone for them. Jumbo Kheti Farmers of 12 villages in the Ronghang-Hatikhuli area of central Assam’s Nagaon district have donated 203 bighas (roughly 33 hectares) of community land for Jumbo ..

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