• Asian elephant
  • The Hargila (Greater Adjutant) army
  • Grasslands of Manas National Park
  • Ganges river dolphin
  • Lesser Adjutant Stork
  • Western hoolock gibbon

Welcome to Aaranyak

We strive to protect nature and its resources ranging from animal and plant species, forests, various water bodies, mountains, as we believe that welfare of our communities is intricately linked to pristine nature. We work to secure a future for all species that are under any sort of threat.

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We Love What We Do

We bank on scientific means, law, advocacy , community engagement, education and much more, in our endeavour to protect land, water, and climate that are vital for survival of all animal and plant species.

Sustainable Development Goal

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) were set with a target to protect our planet, end poverty, fight injustice & inequality and climate action. Aaranyak through its actions such as ensuring food security, conservation of biodiversity, promoting sustainable livelihood,education, gender equality, climate change mitigation, and more is contributing significantly towards achieving the SDGs. Through our work we have targeted at least 12 SDGs directly. As the 17 SDGs are integrated, through our action we contribute towards all the SDGs.

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Awards & Recognitions

Institutional Award in the Field of Science and Technology 2017

Government of Assam conferred the “Institutional Award in the Field of Science and Technology 2017” to Aaranyak.

2017 - Government of Assam

Sansad Adarsha Gram Yojana- Good Practices Award 2015 Aaranyak received the ' Sansad Adarsha Gram Yojana- Good Practices Award', from the Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India during an event in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, on 24th September 2015.

2015 - Govt of India

Aichi Targets

The “Aichi Targets” are the set of 20 acheivable global targetsunder the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020. Aaranyak is dedicated to achieve the Aichi targets and have implemented the following targets. The contribution of Aaranyak to these targets is through its research and conservation activities.

  • Target 01: Make people aware about the values of biodiversity
  • Target 05: Reduce the rate of natural habitat loss + forest loss by at least 50%
  • Target 08: Reduce pollution and excessive use of fertiliser
  • Target 09: Prevent invasive alien species (non-native)
  • Target 11: Conserve terrestrial and inland water, coastal – marine areas
  • Target 12: Prevent extinction of threatened species
  • Target 14: Safeguard ecosystems for women, tribals, and poor
  • Target 15: Combat desertification and restore the degraded ecosystem
  • Target 16: National biodiversity strategy and action plans – update for participation
  • Target 17: Integrate the knowledge of tribal communities
  • Target 18: Scientific and technological knowledge sharing application
  • Target 19: Financial resources mobilisation