International Tiger Day 2023: International Tiger Day was celebrated across the world on Saturday (July 29). It started in 2010 from St. Petersburg, Russia. Where many countries had set a global goal to save the tiger. India has also made a big contribution in saving the tigers. Today The largest number of tigers in the world are found in India.
Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Bhupendra Yadav said on International Tiger Day on Saturday that the number of more than 3100 tigers in India speaks for itself the success of Project Tiger. He tweeted that with more than 3,100 tigers in India, the success of Project Tiger speaks for itself. On International Tiger Day, let us take a pledge to protect the ecosystem.
Credit to Project Tiger
Replying to Environment Minister’s tweet, Smriti Irani, who is also the Minister of Women and Child Development, said that indeed a big success. India’s Project Tiger with more than 3100 tigers thriving in our land is a shining example of our tireless efforts to nurture and conserve our wildlife. On International Tiger Day, we reaffirm our commitment to protect them.
Which state has the maximum number of tigers in India?
According to the 2022 tiger census, India has 3167 tigers, which is about 75 percent of the global number. Madhya Pradesh has the largest population of tigers in India. Where there are 785 tigers at present. After this comes the number of Karnataka where the number of tigers is 563. Uttarakhand is at number four in this list where there are 560 tigers and Maharashtra is at number five. where there are 444 tigers.
High population of tigers in these tiger reserves
Talking about Tiger Reserve, Jim Corbett of Uttarakhand has the maximum number of tigers. There are 260 tigers here. It is followed by Bandipur (150), Nagarhole (141), Bandhavgarh (135), Dudhwa (135), Mudumalai (114), Kanha (105), Kaziranga (104), Sunderbans (100), said the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. ), Tadoba (97), Sathyamangalam (85), and Pench-MP (77).
(also input from PTI)