Tiger has been discovered in a recent survey that the population of tigers has reached over 60 in forty-eight years in Nagarjuna Sagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR), Andhra Pradesh. “Their survival is in our hands” slogan has been pretty well implemented by the AP government for the protection of large cats in the region.
The kingdom has applied all crucial steps to defend tigers, from clinical measures to setting up a robust protection network. Due to those efforts, the forest government is hoping the number of tigers to be 70 in NSTR withinside the current census. In the last census in 2018, AP (forty-eight) secured the 12th position in the listing of states with the very best wide variety of tigers. Telangana with 26 tigers was in 16th place.
For those who don’t know NSTR is the biggest tiger reserve in India! The park became created in 1982-eighty at three with 3 wildlife divisions. Today the park covers a large location of 3727 sq km in 3 undivided districts, which are Kurnool, Prakasam, and Guntur.
With this, the state government is now aiming at promoting wildlife ecotourism withinside the park region. This will teach humans about the importance of flora and fauna and situations winning withinside the location. Talking to TOI, Y Madhusudan Reddy, Principal leader conservator of wooded area and head of wooded area forces (PCCF and Hoff) said that a healthy increase withinside the populace of tigers was noticed withinside the NSTR.
He stated, “With huge help from the local community, high safety by helpers and shortage of poaching withinside the location, except no man-animal conflict, there was a regular increase withinside the numbers”. He similarly stated that humans need to recognize the significance of the conservation of tigers and they will only recognize this If they go to those regions.