Port Blair, Aug 31: INTACH Andaman and Nicobar Chapter in association with Andaman Islands Film Society celebrated the International Whale Shark Day with support from Wildlife Division, Department of Environment and Forests at Government Sr. Sec. School, Haddo Tamil Medium.
A seminar on the life and behavior of Whale Sharks was conducted by Samhita Veda Acharya, Convenor, INTACH who also is a Marine Biologist. An interactive session with the aid of the book “Anmol Dweep” was conducted by INTACH volunteer Sibi Mathew.
Mr. Shivendra Mehta, Range Officer, Wildlife Division gave the introductory session and also distributed pamphlets from the Forest Department that were very informative.
The logistics and seminar arrangements were handled by INTACH volunteer Ebi Mathew.
INTACH A and N Chapter donated 40 books to the students and Mr. Rajesh Anand, philanthropist and INTACH Life Member contributed towards refreshments for the children.