West Kameng district Current Affairs, GK & News

 New Viper species Discovered in Arunachal Pradesh

A team of herpetologists (specialized in study of reptiles and amphibians) have discovered a more advanced new species of reddish-brown pit viper from Arunachal Pradesh. Their discovery was published in Russian Journal of Herpetology. About the Viper Scientific Name (of discovered Arunachal pit viper): Trimeresurus arunachalensis. This discovery of new species makes Arunachal Pradesh only ..

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Singchung Bugun Village Community Reserve win India Biodiversity Award 2018 in “Conservation of wildlife species” category

The Singchung Bugun Community Reserve (SBVCR), an NGO from West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh, has won the India Biodiversity Award 2018 in the “Conservation of wildlife species” category for its efforts in conserving rare wildlife resources in the area. The award was conferred by the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) and presented by the Union ..

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Selapass

The Sela pass is located between the Tawang and West Kameng districts of Arunachal Pradesh, an area China claims to be a part of south Tibet. In the union budget, Union Finance minister Arun jaitley announced government’s plan to build a tunnel through the Sela Pass located at an elevation of 13,700 ft which to ..

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In Union Budget 2018, Union government announces to build a tunnel through Sela Pass

In the Union Budget 2018, the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has announced the government’s plan to build a tunnel through the Sela Pass located at an elevation of 13,700 ft which will ensure faster movement of troops in Tawang, a strategically- located town in Arunachal Pradesh bordering China. The proposal to build the Sela ..

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“Bompu”: A New Frog Species Discovered in Arunachal Pradesh

“Bompu”: A New Frog Species Discovered in Arunachal Pradesh A new frog species discovered in Eagle Nest Wildlife sanctuary at Sessa in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh in a survey conducted as part of Eagle Nest Biodiversity Project with support of the state forest department Bompu was the name given to the frog after ..

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