new Delhi: Today is International Tiger Day and is good and proud news for India. About 70 percent of the world’s tiger population lives in India. According to the data released by the Ministry of Environment, there are 2967 tigers in the country, while there are only 3900 tigers left in the whole world.
You will remember prime minister Narendra Modi It is always said that India has always been ahead in saving the environment because saving forests and animals is included in India’s rituals. Today, on World Tiger Day, India can proudly tell the whole world that 70% of the world’s tigers are in India. Yes, seeing this figure, you must also be feeling good that 70% of the world’s tigers are in India.
Some facts related to tigers
– 70% of the world’s tigers are in India
– There are around 4200 tigers in the world and according to the tiger census of 2018, there are 2967 tigers in India.
– Madhya Pradesh has the highest 526 tigers in the country
– Number of tigers in the country doubled in 12 years
– 560 tigers died in India in six years
Much work is being done to save tigers all over the world, but India has got the most success. This is the reason that 70 percent of the world’s tigers live in India.
In 2010, a summit was held in St.Petersburg, Russia to save tigers. In this conference, it was resolved to double the number of tigers by 2022. India has certainly shown its determination.
Rites of india
What Prime Minister Modi said during the jungle safari with beer grills is also the spirit of the country. Do not kill in India’s rituals. Currently, tiger species are Siberian Tiger, Bengal Tiger, Chinese Tiger, Malayan Tiger and Sumatran Tiger. While species of Bali Tiger, Caspian Tiger and Java Tiger have become extinct. Education of conservation of environment is actually provided from door to door in India. Prime Minister Modi also shared one such anecdote with Bear Grylls.
Survey on tigers
A glimpse of how serious India is for tiger corrosion is also available from the recent world record. The survey on tigers in 2018 in India has been recorded in the Guinness World Record. All India Tiger Estimation has proved to be the world’s largest survey on tigers.
This survey was done in 1 lakh 21 thousand 337 square km. In this, cameras were installed at different locations in 26 thousand 760 places. Over 3.5 crore photographs of wildlife were taken from them. Of these, 76 thousand 651 photos are of tiger and 51 thousand 777 are of leopard.
Environment Minister released report
According to the report released by Union Forest and Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, in 1973 there were only 9 tiger reserves in the country. Whose number has now increased to 50. According to the report, India has the highest number of 1 thousand 492 tigers in the three states of Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Uttarakhand. Not only tigers but India has 30 thousand elephants, 3 thousand one horned rhinoceros and more than 500 lions.
That is, India has fulfilled its resolve to double the number of tigers four years before the target. So be proud that in our country 70% of the world’s population live in tigers.