New Delhi -°C
Today in New Delhi, India

Aug 26, 2019-Monday
-°C

Humidity
-

Wind
-

Select city

Metro cities - Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata

Other cities - Noida, Gurgaon, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Bhopal , Chandigarh , Dehradun, Indore, Jaipur, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi

Monday, Aug 26, 2019

‘With 3,000 tigers, India one of safest habitats in the world,’ says PM Modi, releases tiger census report

The tiger population in India has increased from 2,226 in 2014 to 2,967 in 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.

india Updated: Jul 29, 2019 10:23 IST
Indo-Asian News Service
Indo-Asian News Service
New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi(ANI file photo)
         

The tiger population in India has increased from 2,226 in 2014 to 2,967 in 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.

“Nine long years ago, it was decided in St. Petersburg that the target of doubling the tiger population would be 2022. We in India completed this target four years early,” He said releasing the results of the fourth cycle of All India Tiger Estimation at his official residence here.

“The results of the just declared tiger census would make every Indian, every Nature lover happy,” he added.

First Published: Jul 29, 2019 10:16 IST

tags
more from india