“Educational Tour Visit Wild Life Institute Dehradun”
Introduction of Wild life Institute: It was established in 1982, Wildlife Institute of India (WII) is an internationally acclaimed Institution, which offers training program, academic courses and advisory in wildlife research and management. The Institute is actively engaged in research across the breadth of the country on biodiversity related issues.
Objectives: This educational visit is important as per the requirement of their syllabus to enhance the Practical knowledge of the students and improve their interest in Wild life forensics and its importance.
What students learnt?
The Wildlife Forensic and Conservation Genetics Cell was formed by merging the Wildlife Forensic and Conservation Genetics Laboratories for strengthening the enforcement of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 of India. WFCG Cell has a dedicated team of expert ‘scientist and technologists’ and ‘state of the art’ facility with high-end equipment for undertaking research and analysis for producing the scientific analysis reports/protocols in the fields of forensics and conservation. The main functions of the Cell include undertaking research for the enhancement of the wildlife forensics protocols, identification of species from a variety of wildlife parts and products for the enforcement support, developing and maintaining a repository of wildlife reference samples.
EDUCATIONAL TOUR REPORT
Date of Activity:
- (15 NOVEMBER 2018)
- Ms. Alfia Sagheer, Students of B.Sc. Biotechnology 5th semester
- Department of Botany, Zoology & Environmental Science Students
Report Submit By:
- Department of Biotechnology