Species Research and Conservation

Species Research and Conservation

Habitat Research and Conservation

Habitat Research and Conservation

Education, Outreach and Communications

Education, Outreach and Communications

Livelihood and Social Entrepreneurship

Livelihood and Social Entrepreneurship

Legal and Policy Advocacy

Legal and Policy Advocacy

Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation

Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation

Complementing Conservation Efforts

Complementing Conservation Efforts

Our Mission

Our mission is to foster conservation of biodiversity in Northeast India through research, environmental education, capacity building and advocacy for legal and policy reform to usher a new era of ecological security.

Our Divisions

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.

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.

We bank on scientific means, law, advocacy, community engagement, education and much more

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Awards & Recognitions

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

Institutional Award in the Field of Science and Technology 2017


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.

Sansad Adarsha Gram Yojana- Good Practices Award 2015


Aaranyak received Prestigious “Lighthouse Activity Award 2014” for Community Based Flood Early Warning System (CB-FEWS).

Lighthouse Activity Award 2014


Government of India conferred “Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar-2012” for significant and measurable contributions in the field of environment protection and improvement.

2012 Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Purashkar


Royal Bank of Scotland conferred the RBS 'Earth Guardian'Award 2011 to Aaranyak under its RBS 'Earth Heroes' Awards.

2011 RBS 'Earth Heroes' Award


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