Sea Turtle Action Programme (STAP)
The Sea Turtle Action Programme was started in the mid 90s as a non-government non-profit organisation and comprises of local youth from the village of Gundalaba, Astarang, Puri district. STAP has provided critical service to the Forest Department as well as sea turtle researchers in field research. They have been engaged hatchery creation at Devi. They have also been engaged in monitoring sea turtle mortality, nesting, fisheries practices and other fisheries related data collection. In the year 2005 STAP was registered as an NGO.
Total members : ~ 8