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DEATH DUE TO ANIMAL ATTACKS

10 Apr 2017
Rajya Sabha


  1. SHRI MAHENDRA SINGH MAHRA:

Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE - be pleased to state:

  (a)    the locations of sanctuaries in the country, State-wise;

 (b)    whether it is a fact that many people residing in villages near sanctuaries have been killed by tigers, panthers and lions;

(c)     if so, the number of people killed in various States during the year 2014-15 to 2016-17; and

(d)   whether any requests for limiting the perimeters of sanctuaries have been received from States and if so, the reaction of the Ministry thereon?

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

(a) State- wise, the locations of sanctuaries in the country are given in Annexure I.

State-wise and year-wise data of people killed by panthers and lions are not collated in the Ministry. However, the data received in the Ministry from National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) indicating State wise details of people killed by tiger are furnished in Annexure II.

 As regards lions, the report received from the State Government of Gujarat, discloses the following details:-  

Sr. No

 Year

Number of people killed

1

2014-15

11

2

2015-16

15

3

2016-17

14

 

(d)  Proposals for rationalization of boundaries have been received from States:

 These include alteration of boundary of Kaimur Wildlife Sanctuary, Bihar, rationalization of the boundary of Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary in Maharashtra and boundary alteration of Kolleru Wild Life Sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh. Such proposals are examined as per the provisions of the wildlife (Protection) Act and relevant regulation.