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Government Of Assam Environment & Forest Assam State Biodiversity Board

Research Projects

 Completed Projects: 

  • Study the Diversity of Spiders of Upper Assam with special reference to KNP.
  • Documentation of the commonly traded Rare & Endemic Wild Edible Bio-Resources from the Local Markets of Central Assam.
  • Inventory and Documentation of Insect Fauna of Assam from existing entomological resources/ information. (Work Completed, under process for publication of a book).
  • Study on the Fish Diversity in Brahmaputra River inside Assam to identify the threatened species, evaluate and determine their present conservation status and needs.
  • Preparation of Assam Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan”
  • Assam Biodiversity Portal
  • Five (5) short documentaries on the themes: Subsistence value of Forests, Traditional Knowledge, Human-Animal Conflict, Trades in NTFP and Life of a Forest Guard

 Completed Consultancy: 

  • Biodiversity Impact Assessment of DAMPA TR Mizoram for Power Grid Corporation Download

 On-going Projects: 

1. "Plant Diversity Assessment of Dima Hasao district in Assam" 

  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Lal Babu Chaudhary, Senior Principal Scientist/ Scientist-F
  • Project duration: 2 Years
  • Budget: Rs. 29.8 lakh
  • Implementing Agency: National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI), Lucknow 

 2. "Enhancing Conservation efforts  in Hoolangapar Gibbong Wildlife Sanctuary" 

  • Principal Investigator: Mr. Udayan Borthakur, Head of Wildlife Genetics Division, Aaranyak.
  • Project duration: 1 Year
  • Budget: Rs. 5 lakh
  • Implementing Agency: Aaranyak, Guwahati 

3. Nature Learning Centre (NLC), Assam: The MoEFCC, Delhi sanctioned a proposal of Establishment of Nature Learning Centre, Assam under the NationalMission on Himalayan Studie (NMHS) to Assam

State Biodiversity Board. The main objectives of this project are:

  • To develop the ex-situ model for Biodiversity Conservation & Management
  • To serve as a regional training centre for Livelihood Promotion, Biodiversity Conservation and Natural resources Management for the various stakeholders of the State. 

To be implemented jointly by the Board and Assam Forest Department.

  • Principal Investigator: Shri A. K. Johari, IFS, PCCF & MS- ASBB
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Total Project Cost: Rs. 418.16 lakh (Govt. of India sanctioned: Rs 376.34 lakh and State Contribution: Rs 41.82 lakh

 4. Documentation of tradable bioresources and associated traditional knowledge from local communities of Assam for establishing Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Provisions: Project sanctioned by National Biodivesity Authority (NBA) under UNEP-GEF-MoEF-ABS Project. 

  • Principal Investigator: Dr. O. Sunanda Devi, Scientific Officer
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Sanctioned amount: Rs. 16.67 lakh





Biodiversity Impact Assessment of DAMPA TR Mizoram for Power Grid Corporation92.72 MBswf-image
A Checklist of Traditional Edible Bio-resources from Ima Markets of Imphal Valley 787.37 KBswf-image
A Checklist of avian fauna at Jeypore Reserve Forest, eastern Assam1.22 MBswf-image
A Herpetofaunal Inventory of Barail Wildlife Sanctuary & Adjacent Regions, Assam404.11 KBswf-image
Avian-Fauna of Gauhati University Campus, Jalukbari, Assam207.25 KBswf-image
Golden Langur237.67 KBswf-image
Human–Elephant Conflicts in Northeast India 72.9 KBswf-image
India’s Biodiversity Act 2002 & Its Role in conservation 123.19 KBswf-image
Indigenous Knowledge & Practices of Thengal Kachari Women68.9 KBswf-image
Indigenous Knowledge of Silkworm Cultivation290.71 KBswf-image
Impact of Tropical Forest Degradation on Nymphalid Butterflies1018.18 KBswf-image
Muga Silkworm (Antheraea Assamensis Helfer)379.37 KBswf-image
Nest-Site Characteristics of Yellow-Legged Greenpigeon799.22 KBswf-image
Mahseer Fishes of River Barak, Jatinga, Dholeswari and Ganol418.09 KBswf-image
Muga Silkworm274.01 KBswf-image
Rediscovery of Two New Rare Butterflies in Assam1.33 MBswf-image
Raditional Healing Practice & Folk Medicines used by Mishing Community of North East India 312.49 KBswf-image
Status & Conservation of Golden Langur in Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India1.02 MBswf-image
The Distribution, Status & Conservation of Hoolock Gibbon588.55 KBswf-image