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Foundation receives Biodiversity award

 Source: Chronicle News Service

Imphal, May 28 2022: Chongnga Foundation, Wangoo Makha Leikai has been awarded the National Biodiversity Award 2021 in the category of 'Conservation of Wild Species'.

In a release, Foundation president Sh Bangkimchandra Singh informed that the Award was presented to the Foundation during a ceremony held in Chennai on May 22 in the presence of Union minister for forest, environment & climate change Bhupender Yadav.

The Award was given to Chongnga Foundation for its work on conservation of Chongnga/great myna (Acridotheres grandis) by making artificial nests.

The Award comprises a trophy, certificate and cash prize of Rs 5 lakh, it added.