How many tiger projects are there in India?

How many tiger projects are there in India?

Project Tiger was launched by the Government of India in the year 1973 to save the endangered species of tiger in the country. Starting from nine (9) reserves in 1973-2016 the number is grown up to fifty (50).

What is the first tiger project in India?

In 1973, the Project Tiger was launched with an ambitious aim of increasing the population of the tiger (scientific name: Panthera tigris) in the country. In the initial years of this project, there were only nine tiger reserves in India. At present, there are 47 such reserves located in 18 tiger range states of India.

When did tiger project started in India?

1st April 1973
The Govt. of India had launched “Project Tiger” on 1st April 1973 to promote conservation of the tiger. Project Tiger has been the largest species conservation initiative of its kind in the world.

How many tiger reserves are there in India in 2020?

53 protected areas
The tiger reserves of India were set up in 1973 and are governed by Project Tiger, which is administrated by the National Tiger Conservation Authority. Until today, 53 protected areas have been designated tiger reserves in India. India is home to 80% of tigers in the world.

Which is 51st tiger reserve in India?

Srivilliputhur – Megamalai
List of tiger reserves

Si No. Tiger Reserve Year of creation
49 Orang 2016
50 Kamlang 2016
51 Srivilliputhur – Megamalai 2021
52 Ramgarh Vishdhari 2021

Which state has highest tiger reserve?

Madhya Pradesh
Published: Thursday 16 December 2021. Madhya Pradesh (MP) was awarded the ‘Tiger State’ in 2018 for being home to the biggest population of the big cat (526).

Which state is known as tiger state?

Madhya Pradesh (MP)
Madhya Pradesh (MP) was awarded the ‘Tiger State’ in 2018 for being home to the biggest population of the big cat (526).

What is the main aim of Project Tiger?

The project aims at ensuring a viable population of the Bengal tiger in its natural habitats, protecting it from extinction, and preserving areas of biological importance as a natural heritage that represent the diversity of ecosystems across the tiger’s range in the country.

Who started Save the tiger campaign?

It was the year 2010 and NDTV joined hands with Aircel to launch a campaign,” Save The Tigers”. The mission was simple, to boost the tiger population in India.

Which city is known as tiger city in India?

Nagpur is also called, “Tiger Capital of India ” as it connects many Tiger Reserves in India to the world. It is among the important cities for IT sector in Maharashtra after Pune. Nagpur lies precisely at the center of the country with the Zero Mile Marker indicating the geographical center of India.