An Autonomous Statutory Body of Environment & Forest Department,
Government of Assam
Threatened Species of Assam

Under section-38 of Biological Diversity Act 2002, the Central Government, in consultation with the concerned State overnment, may from time to time notify any species which is on the verge of extinction or likely to become extinct in the near future as a ‘Threatened Species” and prohibit or regulate collection thereof for any purpose and take appropriate steps to rehabilitate and preserve those species.

At present, 7 plants and 7 animal species were notified by MoEF & CC as “Threatened Species of Assam as per the recommendation of State Government in consultation with Assam State Biodiversity Board.

The MOEF & CC issued the notification in the ‘The Gazette of India” on 3rd August 2018.