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PROTECTION OF ROYAL BENGAL TIGERS OF SUNDARBANS

21 Nov 2016
Rajya Sabha


*58.    SHRI RITABRATA BANERJEE:      
Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE be pleased to state:

(a)    whether the Central Government has initiated any joint programme with the Government of Bangladesh to protect the Royal Bengal tigers of Sundarbans and its habitat; and
(b)    if so, the details thereof?

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

(a) & (b)    The Government of India has a bilateral protocol with the Government of Bangladesh on conservation of Royal Bengal Tiger of the Sundarban, which was signed on 6th September, 2011.  The protocol provides, inter alia, for joint patrolling by authorized agencies of both sides to ensure safety of tigers, joint assessment of tigers, cooperation in areas of wildlife education and research including specified courses in the Wildlife Institute of India, sharing of experience relating to human casualties by tiger and periodic meetings of forest officials and Ministerial level meetings.