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:-
- A Public Outreach Programme aimed specially at youths and students through a river rafting expedition to popularize the concept of “Living with the River”.
- 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.
BRAHMAPUTRA AAMANTRAN ABHIYAAN DAYWISE ITINERARY – GELLING TO HATSINGMARI
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|
|14||5-Jan||2021||Majuli – Rest Day|
|23||14-Jan||2021||Guwahati – Rest Day|