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Brahmaputra Aamantran Abhiyaan from December, 2020 to January, 2021

As a public outreach initiative to popularize sustainable practices and river rejuvenation, a ‘Brahmaputra Aamantran Abhiyan’ (BAA) is being organized by Brahmaputra Board under Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India.

The BAA has a two pronged approach for the following:-

  1. A Public Outreach Programme aimed specially at youths and students through a river rafting expedition to popularize the concept of “Living with the River”.
  2. A combined data collection and sampling exercise on river water quality, river sediment, river bank erosion and fish habitat along entire route of the expedition, in collaboration with various institutes of repute.

The expedition is being supported by various Ministries and Departments and Central PSU’s of Government of India and the State Government of Arunachal Pradesh and Government of Assam, technical Institutes and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) etc

The Rafting expedition will comprise of two legs in India covering about 900km. The Arunachal leg will start from the Indo-China border at Gelling in Upper Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh and move along the Siang River to Pasighat in East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh. On entering Dhemaji district in Assam from Pasighat, the Assam leg starts along Brahmaputra River and will ultimately terminate at Assameralga in South Salmara Mankachar District of Assam near Indo-Bangladesh Boarder.

Hon’ble Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Sh. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Hon’ble Chief Minister (Assam) Sh. Sarbananda Sonowal, Hon’ble Union MoS (Jal Shakti, Social Justice & Empowerment) Sh. Rattan Lal Kataria , Hon’ble Union MoS (Sports & Minority Affairs) Sh. Kiren Rijiju, Hon’ble Health Minister, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Sh. Alo Libang, , Hon’ble Minister Water Resource, Govt. of Assam, Sh. Keshab Mahanta is likely to attend the event at some docking stations for the event.

23 DEC. 2020 – 21 JAN. 2021

Schedule for Rafting for Brahmaputra Aamantran Abhiyan
1 23-Dec 2020 Sort out gear, Raft Flagg from Mayum Hanging Bridge Rafting upto Tuting and Halt at Camp site at Tuting Arunachal Pradesh
2 24-Dec 2020 Raft to Palsi and halt at Camp site
3 25-Dec 2020 Raft to paradise beach near Ramsing Village & halt at camp site
4 26-Dec 2020 Rest Day-Paradise beach near Ramsing Village and halt at camp site
5 27-Dec 2020 Raft to Geku Twin Camp and halt at Camp Site
6 28-Dec 2020 Raft to Yembung / Rottung & halt at Camp Site
7 29-Dec 2020 Raft to Pasighat & Halt at Hotel/Resort
8 30-Dec 2020 Pasighat – Rest Day/Function & Halt at Hotel/Resort
9 31-Dec 2020 Pasighat Boginadi (Assam) Assam
10 1-Jan 2021 Boginadi Dibrugarh
11 2-Jan 2021 Dibrugarh Siyalmari
12 3-Jan 2021 Siyalmari Gunasing Chuk
13 4-Jan 2021 Gunasing Chuk Majuli
14 5-Jan 2021 Majuli – Rest Day
15 6-Jan 2021 Majuli ChayongChapori
16 7-Jan 2021 ChayongChapori Bordoloni
17 8-Jan 2021 Bordoloni Na-Bazar
18 9-Jan 2021 Na-Bazar Tezpur
19 10-Jan 2021 Tezpur Barbil Gaon
20 11-Jan 2021 Barbil Gaon Algachar
21 12-Jan 2021 Algachar Chandrapur
22 13-Jan 2021 Chandrapur Guwahati
23 14-Jan 2021 Guwahati – Rest Day
24 15-Jan 2021 Guwahati Bhanganmari
25 16-Jan 2021 Bhanganmari Baghbar Gaon
26 17-Jan 2021 Baghbar Gaon Chatpara
27 18-Jan 2021 Chatpara Aolatoli
28 19-Jan 2021 Aolatoli Khodaidhila
29 20-Jan 2021 Khodaidhila Assameralga
30 21-Jan 2021 Assameralga