11,12 and 13 Apr 2016


Tiger Conservation:- Background :- Prime minister recently Inaugurated the 3rd Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation. Key Facts:- India has a long-standing and successful track record of protecting its tigers. We launched “Project Tiger” in 1973. Its coverage has increased considerably from the initial 9 tiger reserves to 49 at present. Tiger conservation is a collective responsibility of the Government of India and States. I also compliment our State governments for their efforts. But the efforts of Government cannot succeed unless they are supported by the people. Our cultural legacy which encourages compassion and co-existence has played an important role [...]