Tiger Reserves Current Affairs, GK & News

Uttar Pradesh’s fourth tiger reserve

The fourth tiger reserve has been notified by the Uttar Pradesh Government. Key facts The state cabinet has approved the notification of Uttar Pradesh’s fourth tiger reserve in the Ranipur Wildlife Sanctuary (RWS) in Chitrakoot district under the Wild life (Protection) Act of 1972. While this wildlife sanctuary does not host tigers of its own, ..

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India’s State of Forest Report 2021

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently released the State of Forest Report 2021. It is called the ISFR, 2021. The report says that there has been a continuous growth of forest cover in India. The current forest cover of India is 7,13,789 square kilometres. Increase in Forest Cover In the last two ..

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Tiger rallies started across 51 Reserves

On October 2, 2021, Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav started off tiger rallies in 18 tiger range States in India. Key Points Tiger Rallies were started across 51 reserves as a part of “Wildlife Week Celebration” and “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”. In seven days, from October 2 to October 8, these rallies would cover a ..

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14 Tiger Reserves in India have accreditation of Global Conservation Standards

India’s 14 Tiger Reserves have received the Global Conservation Assured | Tiger Standards (CA|TS) accreditation. The 14 tiger reserves are Orang, Manas and Kaziranga in Assam Kanha, Panna and Satpura in MP Pench in Maharashtra Valmiki Tiger Reserve in Bihar Dudhwa in UP Sunderbans in West Bengal Parambikulam in Kerala Bandipur Tiger Reserve of Karnataka ..

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Pilibhit Tiger Reserve receives first TX2 International Award for doubling its population

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 ..

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AIIB sanctions 145 million USD loan for Major Irrigation Project of West Bengal

On May 15, 2020, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank approves a loan of 145 million USD to improve irrigation facilities and flood management West Bengal Highlights The project is to focus on the Damodar Valley of West Bengal. It will benefit more than 2.7 million farmers spread across five districts of West Bengal. The total ..

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