human-snake conflict management

  • Snakes are the most misunderstood animals in the world.
  • In India the snake is associated with myths & mythology.
  • Due to the blind beliefs & wrong practices prevailing in Indian society, snakebite does take a ride in the country.
  • According to WHO report, India tops the maximum number of snakebite death per annum in the entire world.
  • Snake Helpline is just a small stepping stone in the movement towards reducing the curse of snake bite in the state of Odisha.
  • Snake Helpline is devoted to Human-Snake Conflict Management.
  • Snakebite has tremendous socio-economic impact on the rural population in Odisha.
  • Snake envenoming is considered as a disease of poverty.

Why Snakebite is so important in Odisha?

The annual deaths caused due to snakebite in Odisha is increasing day by day.
2021 (up to may 31)- 426
2020- 871
2019- 844
2018 – 744
Source: SRC, Odisha.

Prof. Dr. Subrat Kumar Acharya,
(President, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar)

Prof. Dr. Gitanjali Batmanabane,
(Director, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar)

Inaugural Message:

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We undertake training on capacity building of forest officials, police, doctors & snake rescuers.

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EVENTS

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Snake Helpline initiated a novel movement in India to persuade snake rescuers to be responsible and not to indulge into making snake charming videos for various online social media platforms.

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Snake Helpline initiated a novel movement in India to persuade public on not to take selfie with wildlife.

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Snake rescuers of Snake Helpline was the 1st in the country to take training on Basic Life Support (BLS) at AIIMS, Bhubaneswar.

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Around 60 snake rescuers of Odisha took oath on not to perform any stunt with snakes.

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Snake Helpline is proud to formulate the first ever safety protocol for snake rescue and rehabilitation in India.

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IFSC Code: 

BARB0SABHUB

Name:

Snake Helpline

Account Number:

24280100011242

Bank:

Bank of Baroda

Branch:

Samantarapur Branch, Bhubaneswar, Odisha