With Around 3,000 Tigers, India One of the Safest Habitats for the Big Cat, Says PM Modi
The Tiger Estimation exercise is believed to be the world’s largest wildlife survey effort in terms of coverage, intensity of sampling and quantum of camera trapping.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the release of the tiger survey. (Twitter/ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that the tiger population in the country was on the rise and India, with around 3,000 tigers, was one of the safest habitats for the big cat. Modi added that the results would make every Indian happy.
Releasing results of the fourth cycle of All India Tiger Estimation on Global Tiger Day, Modi said the government had achieved a “historic feat” and was committed to sainge the big cat.
The Tiger Estimation exercise is believed to be the world’s largest wildlife survey effort in terms of coverage, intensity of sampling and quantum of camera trapping. India conducts the All India Tiger Estimation every four years. Three cycles of the estimation have already been completed in 2006, 2010 and 2014.
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