Outlook Speakout 2018: "Hargila is found only in India & Cambodia. It has to be saved from extinction"
Purnima Devi Barman is a renowned wildlife biologist and founder of Hargila Army. She works with Guwahati-based NGO Aaranyak that works for wildlife conservation. She was awarded the Nari Shakti Puraskar by President Ram Nath Kovind for her efforts in conserving greater adjutant storks. She also won the prestigious Whitley Awards, also known as the Green Oscars.