14 Tiger Reserves of India get Global Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (CA|TS) Recognition
On 29th July 2021, Union Minister for Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav has announced that 14 tiger reserves in India have got accreditation of the Global Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (CA|TS).
The 14 tiger reserves, which have been accredited, are
- Manas, Kaziranga, and Oran – Assam
- Satpura, Panna and Kanha – Madhya Pradesh
- Dudhwa – Uttar Pradesh
- Pench – Maharashtra
- Sunderbans – West Bengal
- Valmiki Nagar – Bihar
- Parambikulam – Kerala
- Mudumalai and Annamalai – Tamil Nadu
- Bandipur – Karnataka
About accreditation of the Global Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (CA|TS)
- It is a globally accepted conservation tool that aims to set best practices and standards to manage tigers and encourages assessments to benchmark progress.
- Also, it sets minimum standards for effective management of target species and encourages assessment of these standards in relevant conservation areas.
For all the latest Updates, download PrepareExams App.