African Cheetah Current Affairs, GK & News

Cheetah Task Force

The Central Government has constituted a task force to monitor the cheetah introduction project in Kuno National Park and other designated areas. Key facts The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has set up a task force to supervise the cheetah introduction project in Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh as well as ..

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Reintroduction of Cheetahs at Kuno National Park

The first batch of cheetahs are currently being brought from Namibia to be introduced into Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh. Prime Minister Modi would release 8 cheetahs into the national park on September 17. Key Facts The Government is planning to reintroduce cheetahs, which became extinct in India in 1952. Asiatic cheetahs became extinct ..

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What is India-Namibia MoU on Cheetah Restoration?

On July 20, 2022, India and Namibia inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to reintroduction cheetahs in historical range in India. 8 Cheetahs (4 males and 4 females) are likely to reach India, in August 2022. They will be reintroduced in Kuno National Park of Madhya Pradesh. Highlights of the MoU include; It seeks to promote ..

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Reintroduction of Cheetahs in India

Government of India has planned to bring disease-free, behaviourally sound Cheetahs from abroad in India, as a part of reintroduction plan. What are other qualities that Government is looking for? Government is also looking for Cheetahs, that are not overly imprinted to humans but tolerant, predators-wary, and are capable of hunting wild prey. Cheetahs should ..

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Action Plan for Introduction of Cheetah in India

On January 5, 2022, the Union government launched an action plan for introducing Cheetah in India. Key Facts The ‘Action Plan for Introduction of Cheetah in India’ was released by environment ministry in the 19th meeting of National Tiger Conservation Authority. Under the action plan, 50 cheetahs will be introduced in India, in the next ..

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Kuno National Park to get 13 cheetahs next year

The Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh is set to get 13 cheetahs in 2022. Key Points The Kuno National Park was originally developed as the second home for Asiatic lions in India, apart from Gir National Park. However, that project did not take off. But now the park is expecting to get 13 African ..

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