Glorious 34 Years in Nature Conservation - Since 1989
13 Tayab Ali Byelane, Bishnu Rabha Path,Beltola, Guwahati – 781028
The conservation of Greater One Horned (GoH) Rhino in Assam has been regarded as the epitome of conservation movement in Assam. The IUCN has listed the GoH rhino as Vulnerable species in its Red Lists of Threatened Animals. In Assam, currently Kaziranga NP is having 2401 rhinos, Rajiv Gandhi Orang NP is having 100 rhinos and Pabitora WLS is having 93 rhinos as estimated by Forest Department of Assam. The Manas National Park in Assam is currently having about 28 rhinos.
The GoH rhino is also the State Animal of Assam and as such its conservation always been in the focus of wildlife conservation efforts in Assam and Rhino Research and Conservation Division (RRCD) was launched in 1994 to address the conservation challenges the GoH rhino has been facing to secure the future of rhinos in Assam with wide range of initiatives.
Creating rhino conservation awareness among the students are important to inculcate in their minds love for the rhino. Students are the future of any nations and to create and strengthen rhino conservation mindset among the students RRCD in association Environmental Education and Capacity Building Division of Aaranyak has been conducting Rhino Goes to School activities in schools located around rhino bearing areas of Assam and also in some major cities and town.