Kaziranga National Park Current Affairs, GK & News

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park is a protected area in Assam. It is known to host the world’s largest population of Indian one-horned rhinoceroses. Numerous rare birds are known to visit this World Heritage Site. The latest two-day census recorded a total of 93,491 birds. This is an increase from the last year’s figure of 34,284. The ..

Kaziranga Park: India’s first National Park to give Satellite Phones to Forest Guards

Kaziranga National Park of Assam have become the first national park of India to be equipped with satellite phones. Highlights About 10 satellites phones were handed over to forest personnel of Kaziranga National Park by Assam Chief Secretary Jishnu Barua. This decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa ..

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Dihing Patkai: 7th National Park of Assam

Assam Government has notified Dihing Patkai as a National Park which was the last remaining stretches of the Assam Valley tropical wet evergreen forests. Key points This notification comes four days after creating 422-sq. km Raimona National Park in Kokrajhar district of Assam. Assam now has the third most National Parks (7) in India. Madhya ..

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Raimona – Sixth national park of Assam

According to Chief Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Raimona reserve forest in Kokrajhar district has been upgraded to sixth national park of Assam. This forest comes under Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) across the border with Bhutan. Background Assam has five national parks- Kaziranga National Park Manas National Park, Nameri National Park, Orang National Park ..

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Assam to expand Kaziranga National Park

The Assam government has approved to expand the Kaziranga National Park by 3053 hectares. Key Facts This would make the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve to grow to 1085.53 sq km. Currently, the core area of the park is 430 sq km. Benefits These additions are habitat corridors It would help to provide connectivity ..

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Financial Assistance to Kaziranga National Park under CAMPA

On March 2, 2020, a Rajya Sabha Member of the ruling party replied about the financial assistance being provided to the Kaziranga National Park, Assam Highlights The Rajya Sabha MP Kamakhya Prasad Tasa said that Rs 94,46,585 and Rs 51,24,670 were sanctioned for Kaziranga National Park during the financial years 2018-19 and 2019-20. The funds ..

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