I am a journalist, working as Balangir correspondent of the English daily "The Pioneer" and “The Industry and Mines Observer”, an English fortnightly magazine published from Bhubneshwar. I was awarded the Trophy for "Excellence in Journalism" by noted Columnist Sri Shivaji Sarkar,in the presence of Editor in Chief -of The Pioneer,Dr Chandan Mitra ,Editor of The Industry and Mines Observer (IMO) Sri Sirish Mohanty on June19,2012.
Friday, December 29, 2017
B’NGIR VILLAGERS TOLD TO SAVE JUMBOS Thursday, 21 December 2017 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar
B’NGIR VILLAGERS TOLD TO SAVE JUMBOS
Thursday, 21 December 2017 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar
The Save Elephant Foundation Trust Bhubaneswar, held meetings at Phatamunda and Purna Pani villages in Bolangir in collaboration with the local Forest department, with the campaign ‘Elephant is our friend’. Among others, Prakash Chandra Jena of Save Elephant Foundation stressed the need for conservation of elephants.
Among others, Bolangir Divisional Forest Officer Sameer Satpathy, ACF Goutam Naik, Honorary Wildlife Warden Sudhir Kumar Mishra ,former Chairman of State Women Commission Dr Jyoti Panigrahi, Bolangir Forest Range Officer BC Roul spoke on this occasion.
The speakers stressed the need for conservation of forest, elephants and how to check the growing man-elephant conflict.
However, the villagers complained of non receipt of compensation money towards crop damage and fumed that compensation given is quite low.
They demanded hike in the compensation amount. The officials assured to convey it to the higher authorities for further action.