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Endangered Irrawaddy dolphins count increase in Chilika Lake

The Chilika Development Authority and the State Wildlife Wing recently carried out an annual dolphin census in the Chilika lake. According to the report of the census, the overall Irrawaddy dolphin population in the lake has increased from 146 to 162 in 2021. What are the reasons behind the increase in Irrawaddy Dolphins population? The ..

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Status of Leopard in India 2018 Report

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently released the “Status of Leopard in India, 2018” report. Key Findings of the Report India has 12,852 leopards as compared to 7,910 leopards in 2014. The leopard population has increased by 60% in the country The states that recorded highest leopard estimates were Madhya Pradesh, ..

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Antyodaya Diwas celebrated

On September 25, 2020, the Ministry of Rural Development celebrated foundation day of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana celebrated as “Antyodaya Diwas”. The Day was celebrated under the theme “Kaushal Se Kal Badlenge”. So far, the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana has trained 10.51 lakh rural youth. Among these, 6.65 are placed with ..

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Census improbable in 2020

Indian census which is considered to be the largest administrative and statistical exercise in the world seems improbable this year. This year the first phase of the census to update the National Population Register (NPR) was scheduled which got postponed due to current COVID-19 outbreak. Indian Census in brief The Indian Census is decennial in ..

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Odisha’s Bhitarkanika National Park Census: Increase in Salt Water Crocodiles

According to the recent census at the Bhitarkanika National Park, the population of salt water (or estuarine) crocodiles have increased to 1,757 as compared to 1,742 in 2018. Highlights The peak winter is the ideal time to carry out the census as it exposes more than 50% of mud banks. Around 22 teams were formed ..

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