Project tiger was launched in which year? Also Write about Tiger Project and Tiger Reserves in India.
Project tiger was launched in which year?
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Project Tiger was launched in 1973 by the government of India in cooperation with WWF. It was a program for the protection of Tiger also known as the Tiger Protection Program and was firstly started in the palamau tiger reserve by GOI.
Indian Tiger (Royal Bengal Tiger)
India is home to 80% of the global Tiger population.
Umbrella species -Tiger
By rescuing them we save everything beneath their ecological umbrella i.e. everything connected to them.
IUCN red list- endangered.
Danger to the tiger in India – Deforestation, Hunting.
At first, we can see the population of tiger in 1900 – about 40,000 tigers.
Only after 72 years, there is a sharp decline in the Tiger population in 1972 – 1800 Tiger left.
It is very necessary for the government to launch a program that protects Tiger species.
Then in 1973 after seeing the sharp decline in the population of Tiger the Government of India launched Project Tiger (Tiger Protection Program )
Project Tiger was mainly started with the following objectives: