- Authorities at the Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary has planned to seek Tiger Reserve status for the sanctuary. This is because the number of tigers in the sanctuary has been on a rise and a Tiger reserve status would ensure better funds and management of the sanctuary.
- Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Uttarakhand. It is situated close to the Nandhaur River in Kumaon region. It is a part of the Terai Arc Landscape (TAL), a forest zone that spreads across the Indian states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, and the low lying hills of Nepal.
- Tiger Reserves are protected areas established under the Project Tiger. The reserves aims at conserving the habitat to ensure a viable population of the tigers along with their prey base in their habitat.
- The Project tiger was launched in India in 1972 as conservation programme for saving the Indian Tiger Population. It is administered by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA).
- NTCA is a statutory body under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. It has a supervisory / coordination role, performing functions as provided in the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
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