The Festival of Elephants in Kaziranga is an assembly which is aimed at increasing eco-tourism amongst human beings. The Elephant Festival is also intended to raise awareness about the elephant's struggle for all kinds of limited resources with humans.The festival is jointly organised by the Forest Department and Tourism Department of Assam with an objective to highlight and find ways to resolve the increasing man-elephant conflictThousands of tourists flock to Kaziranga in Assam to witness this fantastic Kaziranga Elephant Festival. It is a delightful to see this massive creature following all instructions from his master.
The government of Assam decided to begin micro-chipping of all captive elephants in the year 2003. The proposal to implant microchips in all elephants is a Project Elephant initiative taken up in the year 2002. Department of Environment and Forests issued notices to elephant
The Elephant Festival of Kaziranga in Assam is celebrated every year at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam from 11th February to 17th February.The Elepahant Festival of Assam draws a huge number of crowd in the north eastern state of Assam during this period.
The Elephant Festival is a unique event held annually in Assam. The Elephants are groomed to perfection, row upon row of elephants catwalk before an enthralled audience.Hundreds of domestic asiatic elephant, decorated from head to toe, participate in the program. They take part in parade, races, football and dance earning praises from the spectators.