Project Tiger

Project Tiger

About Method of Tiger Census The unreliable pug-mark method of the first tiger census in 1972 gave way to more accurate techniques like the camera-trap method. Growth Rate in Tiger Population Tiger Reserve In 1973, Project Tiger began with nine reserves covering 9,115 sq. km. By 2018, it had grown to 55 reserves in different states, totaling 78,135.956 sq. km or 2.38% of India’s land area. Why is the Tiger so significant? What is the National Tiger […]

National Tiger Conservation Authority

About National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA): Powers and Functions of NTCA The following are the powers and functions of the National Tiger Conservation Authority as prescribed under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, as amended in 2006: Project Tiger

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