More wild tiger deaths this year

More wild tiger deaths this year

Death by ? poisoning , drowning etc.

Why save tigers? Tigers are terminal consumers in the ecological food pyramid, and their conservation results in the conservation of all trophic levels in an ecosystem.

What is Project Tiger?

Project Tiger is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Government of India which was launched on the 1st of April, 1973 for in-situ conservation of wild tigers in designated tiger reserves.

What kind of support is provided under Project Tiger?

Under Project Tiger, 100% central assistance is provided for non-recurring items of expenditure to the States, besides 50% matching grant for recurring items (90% for North Eastern States), based on the Annual Plan of Operations of tiger reserve, proposed by the State vis-à-vis the Tiger Conservation Plan.

What is the role of National Tiger Conservation Authority ?

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) is a statutory body of the Ministry, with an overarching supervisory / coordination role, performing functions as provided in the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

What is the role of National Tiger Conservation Authority?

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) is a statutory body of the Ministry, with an overarching supervisory / coordination role, performing functions as provided in the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

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