Water source atlas of tiger reserves

The tiger reserves are not just for tigers, but they are far more vital as more than 35 rivers originate from these areas which are crucial for water security, Union Environment, Forests, and Climate Change Minister, said. The Union Minister also released a Water Atlas that has mapped all the water bodies in the tiger bearing areas of India. Landscape wise information has been outlined in the Water Atlas which include the Shivalik Hills, the Gangetic plain landscape, central Indian Landscape, Eastern Ghats, Western Ghats landscape, North-Eastern Hills, Brahmaputra flood plains, and the Sundarbans.