Published on: April 12, 2022

NATIONAL TIGER CONSERVATION AUTHORITY

NATIONAL TIGER CONSERVATION AUTHORITY

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The 20th Meeting of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) was held in Pakke tiger reserve in Arunachal Pradesh  recently under the chairmanship of Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change. For the first time in history the NTCA meeting happened outside the national capital.

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  • Statutory body – constituted under enabling provisions of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972
  • Under Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change
  • Monitoring ‘Project Tiger’ – a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, providing funding support to tiger range States for in-situ conservation of tigers in designated tiger reserves, and has put the endangered tiger on an assured path of recovery by saving it from extinction, as revealed by the recent findings of the All India tiger estimation using the refined methodology.
  • The Authority will have
    • eight experts having qualifications in wildlife conservation and welfare tribals,
    • 3 MPs,
    • The Inspector-General of Forests, in charge of project Tiger, will be ex-officio Member Secretary
    • Others

OBJECTIVES

  • Providing statutory authority to Project Tiger so that compliance of its directives become legal.
  • Fostering accountability of Center-State in management of Tiger Reserves, by providing a basis for MoU with States within our federal structure.
  • Providing for an oversight by Parliament
  • Addressing livelihood interests of local people in areas surrounding Tiger Reserves