Question raised in Lok Sabha on Tiger Reserves, 19/07/2016
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Tiger Reserves, 19/07/2016. As on date, there are 49 tiger reserves in the country and their details, are at Annexure-I. Funding assistance is given to all the tiger States / tiger reserves under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Project Tiger based on their Annual Plan of Operations. So far, funds have been released to 18 tiger reserves during the current financial year 2016-17 and others are in progress. Funding assistance under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Project Tiger given to tiger reserves during the last three years and in the current year so far is at Annexure-II. Several milestone initiatives have been taken by the Government of India through the National Tiger Conservation Authority for protection and conservation of tigers and other wild animals, and the same is at Annexure-III.