Biodiversity Conservation and Rural Livelihood Improvement Project - Gir Learning Centre

ઓફલાઈન પત્રકો લેટેસ્ટ ન્યુઝ સેકશન માં જઈ ભરી શકાશે , જયારે ઓનલાઇન ફોર્મ નોટિફિકેશન સેકશન માં જઈ ભરવાના રહેશે.

Introduction


Introduction

Gir Learning Center established by Wildlife division Sasan-Gir under the Bio Diversity Conservation and Rural Livelihood Improvement Project. The main objective of Gir learning centres of The Biodiversity Conservation with special focus on the conservation of Asiatic lion in the Gir region and surrounding areas. The BCRLI Project is funded by world bank, and implemented by Ministry of forest and environment (Moef). The project will be implemented in two phases. Phase I will include support for knowledge management and development and testing of conservation approaches and two Demonstration Landscape Sites. (1) Ascot Sanctuary, Uttrakahand and (2) Little Rann of Kachchh. Phase II will support a broader national capacity building programme and support for future testing and demonstration of landscape conservation approach in two additional sites based on experience and capacity constraints for Landscape Conservation. Under this Project Gir, KMTR and PTR to be established as Learning Centres. Activities of Conservation already took place under these Learning Centres before and they can help other Protected Areas for learning aspect by their Experience Models.


Aims & Objectives


Aims

1. Conservation of core and Satellite habitat such as Girnar, Mitiyala, Grassland of Maliya, Savarkundla, Mahuva, Palitana and Talaja, Coastal Forests etc.
2. Conservation of Corridors connecting Core area
3. Ecosystem compatible development of Local People
4. Measures preventing Human-Wildlife Conflict
5. Awareness and Education
6. Increased support for Monitoring, Research and Study

 

Objectives

1. Piloting the Demonstration of the Regional
2. Conservation Planning for the Biodiversity
3. Providing Capacity and Expertise for Regional
4. Conservation Planning to other Biodiversity
5. conservation Landscape Sites

 

Orientation of the Team

1. Orientation of BCRLIP -Discussion, Planning and Field Learning
2. Participating in Various Activities conduct by Project and Forest Department
3. Participating in Workshops and Seminars of Environment Awareness
4. Learning Effective Methods of Nature Education


Team Profile


BCRLIP Team Profile

 

Dr. A. P. Singh (IFS)

Dr. A. P. Singh (IFS)

  • Designation
    Chief Conservator of Forests
  • Qualification
    PhD Medicinal Plants
  • Areas of Interest
    Biodiversity Conservation, Plant Science, Flora Management, Forestry Research, Wildlife Protection, Eco Development
  • Work Experience
    Wildlife Monitoring and Research, Forest Protection, Development and Conservation, Joint Forest Management, Afforestation etc,
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Abhinav Mehta

Abhinav Mehta

  • Designation
    GIS Specialist
  • Qualification
    M.Sc Geoinformatics
  • Areas of Interest
    Biodiversity Conservation, Forestry, Microwave and Hyper Spectral applications, Climate Change, Digital Image Processing, Urban Planning.
  • Work Experience

    Environmental Sciences, Land Use/Land Cover Study, Forestry, Climate Change Study, Geography, Geographical Information System, Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing.

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Avani. M. Rushi

Avani. M. Rushi

  • Designation
    Sociologist
  • Qualification
    B.A (Sociology), MSW
  • Areas of Interest
    Environmental Conservation, Rural Community development Research and Micro finance.
  • Work Experience
    Rural development, Microfinance, Social Research, Sanitation and Environment, Biodiversity Conservation.
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Aejaz Fulwadia

Aejaz Fulwadia

  • Designation
    Training Officer
  • Qualification
    MSW
  • Areas of Interest
    Rural Livelihood, Food & Water Security, Nature & Biodiversity Conservation, Training & Education, Women Empowerment
  • Work Experience
    Rural Livelihood, Education, Institution Building, Women Empowerment, Food Security, Water & Sanitation, Nature & Biodiversity Conservation
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Dhawal Profile

Dr. Dhawal Mehta

  • Designation
    Regional Planner
  • Qualification
    Ph.D. Zoology
  • Areas of Interest
    Wildlife Ecology, Human-Wildlife conflict mitigation, Wildlife Management, Conservation Biology
  • Field of Research
    Large herbivore ecology, Mammalogy
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Darshan Sukhadiya

  • Designation
    Ecologist
  • Qualification
    M.Phil. in Life Science, M.Sc. in Environment Science
  • Areas of Interest
    Environmental Sciences, Wildlife Conservation and Management, Landscape Ecological Study, Environmental Awareness and Education
  • Field of Research
    Landscape Ecology, Animal Diversity, Biodiversity Conservation
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Karshan Vala

Karshan Vala

  • Designation
    Training Assistant
  • Qualification
    MSW
  • Areas of Interest
    Rural Development, Panchayat capacity building, Microfinance, Agriculture, Forestry
  • Work Experience
    Microfinance and Livelihood improvement, Panchayat and Three Tier System, Water security, Community Participation, Socio-Economic studies.
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Arasi Ram

Arasi Ram

  • Designation
    Field Assistant
  • Qualification
    MSW
  • Areas of Interest
    Agriculture & Animal Husbandry, Rural Livelihood, Nature Education & Awareness, Social Security
  • Work Experience
    Forestry & Agriculture, Socio Economic Studies, Livelihood improvement
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