Kudermukh and Rajaji National Parks Declared as Tiger Reserves

Kudermukh and Rajaji National Parks
Kudermukh and Rajaji National Parks Declared as Tiger Reserves. The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has accorded final approval to two national parks for being declared as tiger reserves, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

“The NTCA has accorded final approval to Kudermukh National Park in Karnataka and Rajaji National Park in Uttarkhand for being declared as tiger reserves by respective states,” Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar told the Lok Sabha in a written reply.

He said that state governments have been advised to send proposals for declaring Suhelwa (UP), Mhadei (Goa), Srivilliputhur grizzled giant squirrel/Megamalai wildlife sanctuaies/Varushanadu valley (Tamil Nadu), Dibang (Arunachal Pradesh) and Cauveri-MM hills (Karnataka) as tiger reserves.

The Kudremukh National Park  is the second largest Wildlife Protected Area (600.32 km2) belonging to a tropical wet evergreen type of forest in the Western Ghats. Kudremukh National Park is located in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi District and Chikkamagaluru districts of the State of Karnataka.
Rajaji National Park is an Indian national park and tiger reserve that encompasses the Shivaliks, near the foothills of the Himalayas. It is spread over 820 kmand three districts of Uttarakhand: Haridwar, Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal.

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