Saturday, January 26, 2013

December 2012 Activity Report: Pench Madhya Pradesh

Team: Anoop AwasthiConservation Officer
            Niranjan Hinge – Field assistant
            Bandu Uikey – Field assistant

·      One stop dam built at Aamajhari
·      2 nature trails for students of  Jamuntola and Turia
·      Environment education programme in 9  villages – covered 448  students
·      1 nursery set up at Aamajhari
·      Wild life film show programme in 9 villages -- covered 469 students
·      11  medical camps – 337  patients treated


On December 22, our field assistant Niranjan Hinge led 18 children from Jamuntola village on a nature trail in the jungle adjoining the village. On the trail, Niranjan identified various species of local flora and fauna and explained the need for conservation to the children. A similar trail was organized on December 31 for 8 students of Turia village. 

On a nature trail, Turia

Niranjan Hinge explains conservation to children on a nature trail

On December 20, Anoop Awasthi and Niranjan led a team of 193 children of Aamajhari village in a programme to construct a stop dam on a stream which flows behind the village school.

Aamajhari - students filling bags with sand to use in building a check dam 

Students pose after completing the check dam

On December 23, Niranjan showed the students of Government Middle School, Aamajhari how to set up a nursery. He gave the school students 100 bags and seeds of neem, kaner, chandan and hetta to help the set up the nursery. Saplings from the nursery will be planted during the monsoon in the village.

In December, our team conducted environment education programmes in 9 schools in our area of operations.

Durgapur - Anoop conducts an environment awareness programme

Education van programme

 There were 9 film show on nature and wildlife in December.

Jamuntola - wildlife film show

Khamrith - Niranjan Hinge speaks to students before the start of a film show

Aamajhari film show

Mobile Health Unit (MHU)

We assisted Nature Conservation Society, Amravati in holding 11 medical camps in December.

Turia - the doctor examines a patient

Khamrith - villagers await treatment at our free medical camp
Khamrith - forest guard at our medical camp

Employment Cell

Tiger Woods Resort, Awarghani - tribal dance group
performs their traditional dances for tourists

Jungle Home Resort, Awarghani - village dance group performing

No comments: