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 Efforts being made to bring more areas under Tiger Reserve network

 

  • Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said, the tiger reserves are not just for tigers, but they are far more vital as more than 35 rivers originate from these areas which are crucial for water security.
  • The Minister was speaking at the 19th Meeting of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) held in New Delhi.
  • Mr Yadav said, there are 51 Tiger Reserves in the country and efforts are being made to bring more areas under the Tiger Reserve network.