The Scientific Exploration Society has awarded with SES Explorer Awards to Rosan Kumar Thakur for scientific exploration on Assessing, Identification and Conservation of Elephant Corridor in Eastern Part of Central Nepal. On the behalf of Roshan Kumar Thakur and HEMS team, Dr. Jay Krishna Thakur received Award Certificate in the award ceremony organized on 23rd May. 2016 at The Park Tower Hotel – A Luxury Collection Hotel (First Floor), 101 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7RN, UK.
The award aims to support elephant corridor expedition in Nepal. This project overall focuses on recognition of elephant corridors in the study area. Also education and raising awareness of elephant movement patterns to villagers will be done. We have provision of educational material, documentaries to villagers, School presentation for school children. After all we will work raising awareness and educating in the field by a petition of signatures from villagers or a pledge of support from village leaders along the corridors lending their support to recognition of and ultimately protection of the elephant corridors.