Tiger Conservation Efforts – Project Tiger, etc.

Uttarakhand gets a new tiger reserve

  1. Uttarakhand, the State with the 2nd highest tiger population after Karnataka, now has a second tiger reserve, besides the Corbett Tiger Reserve.
  2. The Rajaji National Park has now been notified as the Rajaji Tiger Reserve by the Centre.
  3. The tiger reserve (1075.17 sq-km) includes the 255.63 sq-km area of Rajaji National Park’s buffer zone.
  4. The new tiger reserve is expected to bring in more tourists and boost the economy of the State.
  1. Uttarakhand, the State with the 2nd highest tiger population after Karnataka, now has a second tiger reserve, besides the Corbett Tiger Reserve.
  2. The Rajaji National Park has now been notified as the Rajaji Tiger Reserve by the Centre.
  3. The tiger reserve (1075.17 sq-km) includes the 255.63 sq-km area of Rajaji National Park’s buffer zone.
  4. The new tiger reserve is expected to bring in more tourists and boost the economy of the State.