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Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary in Rajasthan has been identified as India's 52nd tiger reserve

by Shailee Mishra

Date & Time: May 17, 2022 6:00 PM

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Highlights:

• The newly notified tiger reserve in Rajasthan's Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary encompasses the tiger habitat
• Between Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in the northeast and Mukundra Hills Tiger Reserve in the south
• Allowing tigers from Ranthambore Tiger Reserve to disperse

On Monday 17 may Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav announced that the Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary in Rajasthan had been designated as India's 52nd tiger reserve.

About Ramgarh Vishdhari Tiger Reserve

After Ranthambore, Sariska, and Mukundra, this is Rajasthan's fourth tiger reserve."Ramgarh Vishdhari Tiger Reserve has been notified today, which is great news. The Indian 52nd Reserve will protect biodiversity while also promoting ecotourism and development in the area. We are committed to preserving our wildlife under PM Narendra Modiji's leadership "Yadav used Twitter.On July 5 of last year, the 

National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) gave in-principle approval to turn Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary and adjoining areas into a tiger reserve.

"The newly notified tiger reserve includes tiger habitat between Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in the northeast and Mukundra Hills Tiger Reserve in the south and facilitates tiger dispersal from Ranthambore Tiger Reserve," Yadav tweeted.

Employment opportunities to local communities

This new tiger reserve's floristic diversity makes it an important area for research and education. He stated that historic and cultural sites such as Bhimlat and Ramgarh Palace would promote ecotourism and provide employment opportunities to local communities.

The Ramgarh Vishdhari Tiger Reserve is home to wild animals such as the Indian wolf, leopard, striped hyena, sloth bear, golden jackal, chinkara, nilgai, and fox.According to the 2019 "Status of Tigers in India" report, there are 2,967 tigers in 20 states across the country.

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