DHERADUN: Permission for commercial activity for the benefit of pilgrims taking part in the month-long Shravanmas Kanwar mela, which starts from July 13, on an 8 km stretch between Swargashram and

Lansdowne division corridor, which connects Rajaji National Park with Corbett Tiger Division and facilitates movement of big cats and elephants in between these two protected areas, has become a ha

The Rajaji national park authorities have started installing camera traps as part of an annual exercise undertaken for keeping an eye on the wildlife and wildlife criminals in the rainy season.

With leopard-human conflict rising in some of the villages bordering the Rajaji national park, the field director of the national park has stressed on the need for policy decisions to ensure a prop

Various measures like formation of armed 112-member Special Tiger Protection Force in Corbett tiger reserve, increasing the number of beats and incorporating Global Positioning System into the patr

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. Ministry of Environment & Forests & Ors. dated 12/05/2014 regarding illegal and unauthorised mining activity being carried on within the 10 Kms of Rajaji National Park.

Previous Orders

The Central Empowered Committee (CEC), constituted by the Supreme Court has directed the Uttarakhand forest department to stop any construction work that is in violation of the Wildlife Protection

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued an interim stay on construction of a wall inside the Rajaji National Park in Uttarakhand as it found that the concrete structure would obstruct the elep

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Social Action for Forest & Env. (SAFE) Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 28/04/2014 regarding permission granted to construct a wall by the Conservator of Forest/Director, Rajaji National Park. The wall permitted to be constructed would prima facie obstruct the Elephant Corridor along the Song river.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/217-2014(MApp)_28Apr2014.pdf

With new tigers, some of them man-eaters, being sighted everyday in west UP, the debate around tiger corridors has gained more immediacy than ever.