National Parks

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DECEMBER 13-2010 EQUALITY INDIA NEWS / A SHAKTI VAHINI RESEARCH INITIATIVE

During the Eleventh Five Year Plan the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of ‘Assistance for Development of National Parks and Sanctuaries’ was modified and renamed as ‘Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats and new components were added. The Centrally Sponsored Scheme of   ‘Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats’ has following components:

1.      Support to Protected Areas (National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Conservation Reserves and Community Reserves).

2.      Protection of Wildlife outside Protected Areas.

3.      Recovery Programmes for saving critically endangered species and habitats.

In addition, there are two other Centrally Sponsored Schemes viz. ‘Project Tiger’ and ‘Project Elephant’ which are being continued during the 11th Five year Plan. The total allocation for these schemes during Eleventh Five Year Plan is Rs. 800.00 crores, Rs. 615.00 crores and Rs. 81.99 crores respectively. State-wise and year-wise details of fund released so far during the Eleventh Five Year Plan under the three Centrally Sponsored Schemes are given in Annexures I, II and III.

Financial Assistance is released to the Protected Areas which are legally notified and having approved Management Plans.

 

 

Funds Released under the CSS- “Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats”

(RS IN LAKHS)

Sl. No. Name of the State/UTs 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 (till date)
1. A& N Islands 82.86 73.48 85.91 63.20
2. Andhra Pradesh 168.06 92.378 102.02 64.341
3. Arunachal Pradesh 125.05 193.31 193.14 168.95
4. Assam 81.78 161.095 114.79 156.54
5. Bihar 4.00 37.558 42.29 0.00
7. Chhattisgarh 379.20 323.235 851.15 206.59
8. Dadra & Nagar Haveli 11.78 15.62 14.88 0.00
9. Goa 31.59 41.94 71.03 32.879
10. Gujarat 332.08 318.52 426.10 303.02
11. Haryana 70.03 86.02 17.22 11.204
12. Himachal Pradesh 233.32 241.983 265.92 229.64
13. Jammu & Kashmir 221.54 470.87 375.397 447.716
14. Jharkhand 98.13 99.753 80.267 14.71
15. Karnataka 630.64 625.1501 566.71 299.89
16. Kerala 493.57 864.96 432.48 246.01
17. Madhya Pradesh 800.92 613.34 541.98 505.53
18. Maharashtra 331.33 390.22 273.679 220.13
19. Manipur 105.89 100.095 118.31 88.32
20. Meghalaya 64.88 58.007 59.75 58.03
21. Mizoram 169.46 289.09 186.85 188.09
22. Nagaland 19.11 28.415 34.115 29.595
23. Orissa 357.08 576.88 390.95 241.51
24. Punjab 0.00 40.29 36.26 12.72
25. Rajasthan 347.24 414.58 496.746 279.71
26. Sikkim 159.22 187.73 240.93 183.78
27. Tamil Nadu 274.64 727.91 518.67 278.33
28. Tripura 36.00 0.00 13.00 00.0
29. Uttar Pradesh 332.36 307.173 274.45 203.23
30. Uttarakhand 76.67 216.09 145.08 134.90
31. West Bengal 356.22 345.78 381.318 184.40
32. Delhi 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
33 Daman & Diu 4.721 6.12 6.05 0.00
TOTAL 6399.371 7947.5921 7357.442 4852.965

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANNEXURE-II

Funds Released under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme “Project Tiger”

(Rs. in Lakhs)

Sl. No Name of Tiger Reserve Range State 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 

2010-11 

(till date)

1 Andhra Pradesh 73.92 56.983 94.91 108.915
2 Arunachal Pradesh 110.25 246.171 63.48 164.25
3 Assam 95.61 1092.379 186.59 629.372
4 Bihar 98.32 49.673 8.00 158.355
5 Chhattisgarh 35.23 169.87 1338.755 1084.343
6 Karnataka 1159.71 689.839 647.472 555.995
7 Kerala 153.24 267.09 281.16 257.322
8 Jharkhand 45.16 115.377 110.7350 130.616
9 Madhya Pradesh 2975.94 6998.542 2422.566 1472.892
10 Maharashtra 295.72 411.1250 367.8770 448.112
11 Mizoram 82.90 241.4500 2171.00 150.152
12 Orissa 43.28 625.9900 170.08 781.41
13 Rajasthan 410.68 2708.9500 10694.17 2230.26
14 Tamil Nadu 45.40 690.8060 240.55 463.654
15 Tripura 0.00 462.8500 00 00
16 Uttaranchal 202.005 462.8500 241.705 237.85
17 Uttar Pradesh 134.89 417.5130 414.4370 234.385
18 West Bengal 308.67 228.3940 298.55 418.153
Total 6270.94 15,935.85 19752.037 9526.036

ANNEXURE-III

Details of Funds Released under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme

“Project Elephant”

(RS IN LAKHS)

S.No. STATES 2007-08 2008-09 

2009-10  

2010-11 (till date) 

1 Andhra Pradesh 60.00 45.00 17.85.00 00
2 Arunachal Pradesh 54.50 65.00 60.00 10.00
3 Assam 144.00 175.19 160.26 100.00
4 Chhatisgarh 83.77 60.43 111.23 75.00
5 Haryana 00 00 00 00
6 Jharkhand 132.17 80.00 80.00 80.00
7 Karnataka 212.65 249.00 247.16 220.0
8 Kerala 147.70 356.80 286.700 180.00
9 Maharashtra 56.86 77.76 49.18 19.00
10 Meghalaya 68.39 50.00 80.483 80.00
11 Mizoram 1.33 00 00 00
12 Nagaland 26.60 17.45 50.00 20.00
13 Orissa 148.50 180.60 100.00 113.50
14 Tamilnadu 124.978 269.163 358.58 170.00
15 Tripura 12.00 28.96 14.80 00
16 Uttar Pradesh 55.33 58.24 38.45 60.00
17 Uttarakhand 126.46 209.45 221.55 148.69
18 West Bengal 185.725 176.096 207.06 333.37
Total 1640.963 2099.139 2083.303 1609.56

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Environment and Forests (Independent Charge) Shri Jairam Ramesh, in a written reply to a question by Shrimati T.Ratna Bai in Rajya Sabha today.

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