2954 SHRI V.P.SINGH BADNORE
Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS be pleased to state :-
(a) the quantum of fund allocated for relocation of villages in Sariska Tiger Reserve (STR) and Ranthambore Tiger Reserve (RTR) during the last three years;
(b) the number of villages proposed to be relocated in STR and RTR and funds required for the programme; and
(c) the number of villages which have been relocated in STR/RTR during the last three years?
MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) FOR ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS (SHRIMATI JAYANTHI NATARAJAN)
(a)The details of central allocation provided under the ongoing Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Project Tiger to Sariska and Ranthambhore Tiger Reserves for relocation of villages from the core/critical tiger habitats during the last three years are at Annexure-I.
(b)The details of villages proposed for relocation from Sariska and Ranthambhore Tiger Reserves alongwith the fund requirement for the same, as reported by the State, are at Annexure-II.
(c)The number of villages relocated from the core/critical tiger habitat of Sariska and Ranthambhore Tiger Reserves during the last three years, as reported by State, are at Annexure-III.