Tigers in India: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Genesis of Project Tiger
Published: September 24, 2009
An estimate of the tiger population in India, at the turn of the century, placed the figure at 40,000. Subsequently, the first ever all India tiger census was conducted in 1972 which revealed the existence of only 1827 tigers. Various pressures in the later part of the last century led to the progressive decline of ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Conservation-reliant species • Eastern Highlands moist deciduous forests • Endangered species • Environmental conservation • Felids • Melghat • National symbols of India • Project Tiger • Tiger • Tiger conservation • Tiger reserves of India • Tigers in India