Cheetah Reintroduction Project 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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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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