Cheetah reintroduction in India Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian Oil- NTCA MoU on ‘Project Cheetah’

Recently, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indian Oil Corporation to relocate cheetahs from Africa to India, under Project Cheetah. as a part of the MoU, the IOC will grant Rs 50.22 crore over four years period, for the project. Currently, the total cost of relocation project is ..

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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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Cheetah to be re-introduced in India

World’s fastest land animal, Cheetah is expected to be reintroduced in India. Cheetah will be introduced at Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh in November 2021. Why it is being reintroduced? India had spotted its last Cheetah in Chhattisgarh in 1947. After the death of last Cheetah, it was declared extinct in 1952. Supreme Court ..

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Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary declared as National Park by Madhya Pradesh government

The Madhya Pradesh government has declared the Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary (KWS) as National Park in compliance with the last condition imposed by a Supreme Court-appointed committee for the much awaited ‘translocation of Asiatic lions from Gir in Gujarat’. The move is expected to pave way for translocation of lions from Gir National Park (GNP) in ..

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