The centre has released the first ever financial sanction to Amangarh tiger reserve. The sanction of Rs 24 lakh will be utilized for the management of the reserve.

Six persons have been killed in area adjoining the reserve since December 29, in attacks by a stray feline. Though, the big cat has moved on to Corbett as is hinted by the seventh killing reported from Kotdwar, Uttrakhand, on Tuesday, forest department plans to utilize central funds for better management of Amangarh reserve.