Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item published in “The Times of India” Authored by Vijay Pinjarkar Titled “String of new road projects in Maha to cut off tiger corridors” dated 20/12/2018 regarding new road projects being taken up in the State of Maharashtra which will obstruct the tigers corridors.
Maintaining and restoring connectivity between source populations is essential for the long term viability of wide-ranging species, many of which occur in landscapes that are under pressure to meet increasing infrastructure needs. Identifying barriers in corridors can help inform conservation and infrastructure development agencies so that development objectives can be achieved without compromising conservation goals.
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Tiger Conservation Areas, 23/03/2018. Several milestone initiatives have been taken by the Government of India through the National Tiger Conservation Authority for conservation and
protection of tiger and other wild animals and the same are at Annexure-I.
Only 13 percent of the tiger conservation areas meet the global standards of Conservation Assured | Tiger Standards (CA|TS) according to a rapid survey of current management methodologies in 112 sites located in 11 tiger range countries, including India.