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Census of tigers

13 Mar 2012
Rajya Sabha


13 SHRI MOHAN SINGH 
Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS be pleased to state :- 

(a) whether Government has figured out the number of tigers in its annual counting at the rural level;

(b) the total number of tigers counted this year and the increase in the number of tigers throughout the country;

(c) whether poaching rackets were busted this year and the number of tigers killed by such rackets; and

(d) the necessary steps proposed to be taken by Government to increase the number of tigers and for checking the poaching rackets to save the tigers?

MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) FOR ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS (SHRIMATI JAYANTHI NATARAJAN)

(a) & (b) As per the recent all India estimation of tigers (2010) done once in every four years, the country level tiger population has shown an increasing trend with a population estimate of 1706, lower and upper limits being 1520 and 1909 respectively, as compared to the last country level estimation of 2006, with an estimate of 1411, lower and upper limits being 1165 and 1657 respectively. Initiatives have been taken for Phase-IV monitoring of tigers on an annual basis through States.
(c) A poaching nexus active in Uttarakhand-Uttar Pradesh has been recently busted. Details of tiger mortality due to poaching, as reported by States, are at Annexure-I.
(d) The milestone initiatives taken by the Government of India for protection and conservation of tigers are at Annexure-II.

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