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Guru Ghasidas National Park And Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary: Tiger Reserve

Guru Ghasidas National Park And Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary As A Tiger Reserve:

National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has approved the Chhattisgarh government’s proposal to declare the combined areas of the Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary as a Tiger Reserve.

  • The new Reserve is located in the northern part of the state, bordering Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand.
  • This will be the fourth Tiger Reserve in Chhattisgarh, after the Udanti-Sitanadi, Achanakmar, and Indravati Reserves.
  • Guru Ghasidas National Park was the last known habitat of the Asiatic cheetah in the country.
  • Tiger reserve created by The approval is granted by NTCA under Section 38V(1) of The Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
  • The State Government shall, on the recommendation of the Tiger Conservation Authority, notify an area as a tiger reserve.