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PROJECT TIGER

BY SHIVAM
UPADHYAY
ROLL NO. 1718105
B.SC(HONS.) MATHS
SEM II
LOGO OF NTCA

The national tiger conservation


authority is a statutory body under
the ministry of environment, forests
and climate change under the wildlife
protection act 1972.

It’s aim is to strengthen tiger


conservation in india.
SUBSPECIES OF TIGER
Surviving
1. Bengal tiger Surviving
• Also called the Indian 4. Siberian tiger
tiger
Indochinese
2. tiger
• Also called corbetts 5. South china tiger
tiger

3. Malayan tiger 6. Sumatran tiger


Extinc
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Project tiger is a
wildlife conservation
movement initiated
in India In 1973 to
protect tigers. The
project aims at
increasing the
population of tigers
in specified tiger
reserves
Objectives of project tiger

Limit factors that leads to reduction of tiger


habitats

It strives to maintain a viable tiger


population in the natural environment

To ensure a viable tiger for economic, scientific, cultural


and ecological values.
Facts about Bengal
tiger
 The Bengal tiger is a Panthera tigris
tigris population in the Indian
subcontinent. It is listed as Endangered
on the IUCN Red List.
 Weight-180kg to 258kg (males) and
100kg to 160kg (females).
 Length-270cm to 310cm (males)
including the tail and 240cm to 265cm
(females).
 Canines 7.5cm to 10cm longest among
all cats.
The habitatas covered under project tiger
are:
 Shivalik-Terai conservation unit.
 North-east conservation unit.
 Sunderbans conservation unit.
 Western ghats conservation unit.
 Eastern ghats conservation unit.
 Central India conservation unit.
 Sariska conservation unit.
Tiger count in India since 1972

Chart Title
5000
4500
4000
3500
3000
2500
4334
2000 4005 3750 3508 3642
1500 3015
1000 2226
1827 1636 1706
1411
500
0
1972 1979 1984 1989 1993 1997 2002 2006 2010 2011 2014
Series 3
Technology Used

 ‘Tiger atlas of India’ and a ‘Tiger habitat and population


evaluation system for the country is being developed using
state-of-the-art technology.
 Mapping, data acquisition and GIS (Geographic Information
System) modeling
 Field data collection and validation.
 Data maintenance, dissemination and use.