Union Minister Bhupender Yadav CHAIRS 19th Meeting of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA)
- The Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Shri Bhupender Yadav chaired the 19th Meeting of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) on January 05, 2022.
- During the meeting, the minister informed that there are 51 Tiger Reserves in the country.
- Of these, 14 Tiger Reserves have been accredited under CA|TS (Conservation Assured Tiger Standards) and NTCA is working to bring other Tiger Reserves also under this accreditation.
- The minister also released a Water Atlas, that maps all the water bodies in the tiger bearing areas of India.