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Anshu Pragyan Das of Odisha has won the prestigious Nat West Group Earth Heroes Award

Bhubaneswar: 2/10/20: Anshu Pragyan Das, Deputy Conservator of Forests, Mahanadi Wildlife Division, Satkosia Tiger Reserve has won the prestigious NatWest Group Earth Heroes Award. The jury of the 10th NatWest Group Earth Heroes Awards recommended the name of Das for her outstanding work in the protection of the tiger habitat, harnessing the support of communities through ecotourism and in the revival of the endangered gharial in the Mahanadi riverine habitat at Satkosia.

The award presentation event will be hosted online on CNBC/Network 18 on October 8 at 5.30 PM. The eight winners of the award for the year 2020 will be felicitated in the presence of Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Assistant Secretary-General, UN and Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity; Prof Ramesh Chand, Member NITI Aayog among others.

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