New Delhi: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Lok Sabha MP Pramila Bisoyi from Aska constituency in Ganjam district has been awarded the ‘Earth Heroes Award’ for 2019 after recognising her initiative to protect peacock at Pakidi hills near Chermaria village at Aska block in Ganjam district.
As per reports, Bisoyi has been a part of this movement for over 18 years. Under her guidance, women have devised ways to protect peacocks. They provide food to peacocks in jungles and ensure that the area remained free from poaching and encroachment.
Besides, Bisoyi has encouraged the women in her village and had played a significant role in preserving the ecological balance in the area.
Earlier, appreciating the efforts of Bisoyi the Forest and Environment Department of Odisha also conferred the parliamentarian with the ‘Prakruti Bandhu’ and ‘Prakruti Mitra’ awards
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) India, the innovation and operations hub of RBS, announced the winners for people who have made a significant impact in ‘Climate Change’ the theme for the 2019 awards.