News:National Board for Wild Life(NBWL) has approved a road through Namdapha Tiger Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh.The road could improve patrolling in the reserve as 90% of it is inaccessible.
- The Namdapha Tiger Reserve is India’s easternmost tiger reserve located in Arunachal Pradesh near the international border with Myanmar.
- It was established as a wildlife sanctuary in 1972 and was declared as a Tiger reserve and National Park in 1983.
- It is named after the river Namdapha which originates from Dapha Bum and meets the Noa-Dihing river.
- The Namdapha protected area is located between Dapha Bum ridge of Mishmi Hills, outspurs of North Eastern Himalayas and Patkai Ranges.
- Vegetation: Tropical evergreen Forests, Moist deciduous forests, subtropical forests, Temperate forests and Alpine.