The Assam government has announced to observe September 22 as ‘Rhino Day’ to generate public awareness on protection of the one-horned pachyderm.
A State Rhino Project in line with National Rhino Project will be launched in Assam soon for protecting the pachyderms from threats of poaching.
Source- Business Standard
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Canara Bank PO 2018 Exam-
- Assam CM- Sarbanand Sonowal, Governor- Jagdish Mukhi.
- Manas National Park or Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (UNESCO Natural World Heritage site) is situated in Assam.