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Funds released for Project Tiger in last three years

Funds released for Project Tiger in last three years

An amount of Rs. 370 crores, Rs. 345 crores and Rs. 350 crores was allocated during the financial years 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 respectively, while an amount of Rs. 350 crores has been allocated for the current financial year under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Project Tiger.  Details of funds released under the ongoing Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Project Tiger, during the last three years and the current year is given below

A angry male tiger

A angry male wild tiger partly hidden in grass snarls at the tourists blocking its path. Bandhavgarh National Park, India



Funds released under the ongoing Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Project Tiger, during the last three years and the current year, State-wise

S. No. State 2016-17

in Rs. Lakhs

 

2017-18

in Rs. Lakhs

 

2018-19

in Rs. lakhs

2019-20

(as on 21.11.2019)

in  Rs. Lakhs

1. Andhra Pradesh 173.49 232.49 217.992 114.480
2. Arunachal Pradesh 597.29 671.0222 929.762 737.080
3. Assam 1510.93 2309.608 1919.624 2198.760
4. Bihar 487.84 552.273 570.897 562.840
5. Chhattisgarh 626.57 1315.076 536.135 358.530
6. Jharkhand 323.76 338.62 367 172.070
7. Karnataka 3203.62 2308.846 2267.428 1985.950
8. Kerala 780.23 636.412 653.03 593.160
9. Madhya Pradesh 12885.6 11455.457 5343.89 2985.910
10. Maharashtra 8229.72 6524.165 11049.59 3709.550
11. Mizoram 301.55 215.316 318.842 0.000
12. Odisha 917.17 1646.127 1022.322 1303.320
13. Rajasthan 381.3 773.09 791.83 1164.030
14. Tamil Nadu 949.87 2551.058 2366.823 1387.700
15. Telangana 239.26 350.416 1115.65 333.701
16. Uttarakhand 1023.41 1187.439 685.336 1242.490
17. Uttar Pradesh 1057.05 820.074 1417.26 1793.960
18. West  Bengal 536.14 597.5808 719.01 480.280
19. AIL India Tiger Estimation (AITE) All Tiger Reserve States including Nagaland, Manipur and Goa. 0.00 14.93 24.8625 0.00
Total 34224.80 34500.00 32317.284 21123.811

(Rs. in Lakhs)

This information was provided by Minister of State, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Shri Babul Supriyo in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 2nd December 2019.

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