National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) Current Affairs, GK & News
The Centrally Sponsored Scheme “Project Tiger” was launched in April, 1973 with the objective “to ensure maintenance of a viable population of Tigers in India for scientific, economic, aesthetic, cultural and ecological values, and to preserve for all times, areas of biological importance as a national heritage for the benefit, education and enjoyment of the ..
The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has approved the creation of the fifth tiger reserve in Tamil Nadu. Highlights The tiger reserve will surround the Meghamalai and the Srivilliputhur Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuaries within it. The approval was given in the backdrop of the demand by the environmental activists. The activists were demanding for the ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The Pilibhit Tiger Reserve and the Uttar Pradesh Forest Department bagged the first international award TX2. The Pilibhit Tiger Reserve was awarded for doubling its number of tigers in four years. The target set was to double the numbers in ten years. The target was set by the partners of the award in 2010. The ..
As per tiger census report 2014, the population of tigers in India has increased from 1,706 in 2011 to 2,226 in 2014. This tiger census report was released by Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar. Key facts of tiger census report 2014 It shows an increase of 30 per cent in country’s tiger population compared to ..