Environment Minister launches ‘Gaj Yatra’ to mark World Elephant Day

Union Environment, Forest and ClimateChange Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan haslaunched ‘Gaj Yatra’ on 12th of August 2017.The goal of World Elephant Day is to create awareness about the plight of elephants and to share knowledge and positive solutions for the better care and management of captive and wild elephants. It is a nationwide campaign to protect elephants on the occasion of World Elephant Day.