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PROTECTION OF TIGERS

21 Nov 2016
Rajya Sabha


529.    DR. T. SUBBARAMI REDDY:
    SHRIMATI AMBIKA SONI:
Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE be pleased to state:

(a)    whether the Global Tiger Forum (GTF) has proposed India’s robust tiger estimation method to Southeast Asian countries, to boost tiger population and if so, the details thereof;
(b)    what is the population of tigers in various reserve forests in the country, during the last three years, sanctuary-wise and year-wise;
(c)    the measures taken by Government to conserve and protect the tigers in various forest reserves; and
(d)    the steps taken to involve NGOs and experts in boosting the wild animal population?


MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE (SHRI ANIL MADHAV DAVE)


(a)    No Sir.

(b)    Based on the country level All India Tiger Estimation done once in four years, the number of tigers in different tiger range States are at Annexure-I.  The tiger reserve-wise number of tigers, as per latest estimation is at Annexure-II.  

(c)    Several steps have been taken by the Government of India to conserve and protect tigers and other wildlife in tiger reserves, which are at Annexure-III.

(d)    The assistance of National NGOs and experts is taken in the country level All India Tiger Estimation done once in four years.  The experts also contribute in Management Effectiveness Evaluation (MEE) of Tiger Reserves done once in four years.  Besides, NGOs assist the tiger reserve administration at local level in capacity building of staff and other exercises.