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Inaugural of Certificate Course on “Bird Identification and Basic Ornithology” under Green Skill Development Programme

ENVIS Resource Partner, Wildlife Institute of India is organizing Certificate Course on “Bird Identification and Basic Ornithology” under Green Skill Development Programme at Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun from 30 January, 2020 to 13 February, 2020. This course is mainly targeted for unemployed youth. This is two week course in which there will be theory, practical class and field visits. 500 plus application were received from various states of country and based on interview 20 applicants were shortlisted. The aim of course is to skill participants in Bird Identification and Basic Ornithology. After doing this GSDP Certificate Course they can create employment opportunities and become self-dependent.

 

An Inaugural session was organized in UNESCO C2C Auditorium, WII. Dr. Anju Baroth, Scientist C & ENVIS Co-Coordinator, welcomed the Chief Guest and the course participants. A brief introduction session of the participants was held and Dr. K Sivakumar, Scientist-F & ENVIS Coordinator, presented powerpoint presentation and briefed course participants activities and achievements of ENVIS and GSDP Courses conducted by ENVIS Resource Partner. Dr. Dhananjai Mohan, Director, WII who was the Chief Guest, addressed the participants and shared his vast experience on bird watching and identification with the course participants. At the last of inaugural session Ms. Sounika Karmakar, Programme Officer, ENVIS, WII gave vote of thanks to all audience and course participants.