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Friday, October 16, 2009

BNHS book salutes army's role in nature conservation


The Chief of Army Staff, General Deepak Kapoor released a book titled Natural History and the Indian Army, published by the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) on October 5 at New Delhi.

This 260-page coffee table book (the 4th book by BNHS in this category) has been co-edited by Lieut General Baljit Singh (Retd) and JC Daniel. The book has BNHS journals from the British era and the post-independence period.

Speaking at the function, General Kapoor thanked the BNHS for bringing out such a wonderful compilation of articles and photographs depicting the army's contribution to conservation and research in natural history over the past 225 years.

BNHS director, Asad Rahmani lauded the efforts of the army over the years in documenting and preserving the natural heritage of India across the length and breadth of the country.
 




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