The short stay at Diphu, Karbi Anglong gave a whole new shape to the maiden purpose of collecting the reviewed papers presented in Karbi Seminar. It came to be such an inexplicable learning experience to be in the company of complete strangers who gave the feel of a lovely family in the few days of stay with them.
Situated in the Mori Dhansiri Panchayat of Golaghat district, there are approx. 12 to 13 households or Jokholas and about 1500 people residing in the village.
The point person of the community is Sri Raju Kutum, an employee of Central Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC), Kaziranga National Park.
Sanskriti Anvesak lecture on Forest community interface will be on 22 April 2017, by Sri Jayanta Sarma.
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Community participation with support from NGOs and the forest department has triggered successful conservation efforts, as witnessed in many ecologically sensitive areas across the world. In parts of North East India also, local community involvement has enabled the scripting of positive environmental stories, according to Dr Biphuti Prasad Lahkar.