CONSERVATION ACTION: Indian forests, which were once home to a healthy population of tigers, might soon miss the majestic roars. These awe-inspiring animals are currently on the verge of extinction, and inRead More…
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They are the nation’s pride and now just like the billion plus citizens of India, Indian tigers will get a Unique Identification Number (UID) thanks to a national plan to strengthen their protection measures.
Elevating the number of protected areas in the country and giving the national animal a little more space to roam freely, Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary in Adilabad district of Andhra Pradesh has been officially named as the 42nd Tiger Reserve of the country. The area will not have a core area, a buffer zone and will get funding from the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) to ensure the tigers have a safe new home.
The 800 sq. km of Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand is now ready to fit in to a small tv screen. India’s first national park has now also become the first reserve to be equipped with E-eye high-tech infrared and thermal imaging cameras, that will allow 24×7 surveillance of the tiger reserve.