Strengthening, Expension and Improvement of Sancturaries (Sharing Basis)
This is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme on 60:40 sharing basis (Centre: State).
Improvement of wildlife habitats i.e. National Parks and Sanctuaries.
Although wildlife is found throughout the State, the secure home of wildlife are the National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in the State where the animals have assured protection. The total area covered under the National Parks & Wildlife Sanctuaries is 303.62 KM2 . Though the wild animals live in wilderness, yet to mitigate the ill effects of human activities in their areas, some activities for the development of these animals and their habitats are necessary in their protected areas. Necessary action for improvement of wildlife habitats, provision of water, construction of fence, plantation of fruits and fodder species, erection of watch towers, development of camping sites, provision for guided tours and nature education, procurement of necessary equipment for bird watching, creation of nature trails, etc. will be taken in the protected areas. Eco-development activities in villages adjoining Protected Areas will be undertaken to the extent possible. Census of wildlife species of management importance will be carried out.
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