Wildlife board approves new tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh

The 2,339 square kilometres new tiger reserve, to be called Durgavati Tiger Reserve, will spread across Narisinghpur, Damoh and Sagar districts. A green corridor linking PTR with Durgavati will be developed for the natural movement of the tiger to the new reserve, officials added.

The Board’s meeting, chaired by Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, approved a proposal to notify 1,414 sq km area as core area and 925 sq km as a buffer in the new tiger reserve.

Read the full news published on 14th October 2022  in the Hindustan Times here