Yadav Payeng-Brief Life Sketch


Yadav Payeng-Brief Life Sketch


Yadav Payeng-Brief Life Sketch

Yadav Payeng

Yadav Payeng-Brief Life Sketch

Yadav Payeng is a Nature conservationist and environmentalist of Assam, India.

He was born on 30 October 1959 in Barghop village of Kokilamukh in the present-day Jorhat district. His father’s name was Lakshiram Payeng and his mother’s name was Afuli Payeng. Yadav Payeng completed his education at Bali Gaon Primary School No. 90. From Yadunath Bezbaruah, one of his teachers, Payeng learned the lessons of conservation of the environment and love for animals.  From his childhood, he became accustomed to planting trees every year. Yadav Payeng, who started planting trees in 1979, had made a huge woods (forest) called ‘Molai Kathani’. This Molai Kathani is presently located in the teeth of Aruna Chapari of the newly formed Majuli district.

The Molai Kathani, at present, covers 1360 acres or 4050 bighas of land. In addition to the valuable range of red sandalwood, white sandalwood, sichu, halakh, gamari, titachapa, pama etc., the wood is covered with a wide range of medicinal plants. The main attraction of the forest is some leopard, 115 elephants and more than 500 deer. There are Asian rhinoceros in the woods.  

In 2012, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi conferred on him the title of ‘Forest Man of India’ in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the protection of the environment. In that year, the then President of India, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, presented a ‘Diamond Award’ worth Rs. 250 lakhs. He was felicitated at the Global Conference in 2012 held in Paris. In 2015, the Government of India conferred the title of ‘Padma Shri’ on him. Yadav Payeng has so far been invited and honoured in China, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Doha, Switzerland, France and Bangladesh. 0 0 0


N.B.  The article ‘Yadav Payeng-Brief Life Sketch’ originally belongs to the book ‘Introduction to World Personalities‘ by Menonim Menonimus.

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