As per the comparatives figures given within the report on particular person tiger reserves and states, the variety of tigers in VTR has been estimated at 54, translating into 75% rise within the variety of large cats from the final four-yearly tiger census held in 2018. The variety of the felines in VTR has, actually, surged by seven instances over the past 12 years.
“A s in comparison with twofold rise within the countrywide variety of tigers within the final decade, VTR numbers have elevated roughly seven instances throughout the identical interval,” secretary (surroundings, forest and local weather change) Bandana Preyashi informed TOI. She added: “In comparison with a rise of merely three tigers throughout the earlier All India Tiger Estimation (2014-2018) for VTR, the numbers elevated by 23 throughout subsequent estimation (2018- 2022). It’s extremely commendable.” The variety of tigers in VTR elevated from a meagre eight in 2010 to twenty-eight in 2014, 31 in 2018 and at last 54 in 2022.
Earlier, the Nationwide Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) rated VTR in “good” class by way of administration effectiveness analysis (MEE) system underneath ‘Standing of Tigers-2022’ abstract report launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 9. VTR scored 77.97% within the MEE, placing it at thirty eighth place among the many 51 tiger reserves assessed within the census. This was the fifth cycle of the nationwide tiger estimation train in India — 28 tiger reserves had been assessed within the first cycle within the 12 months 2006, 39 reserves in 2010, 43 in 2014, 50 in 2018 and 51 tiger reserves in 2022.
With the variety of large cats surging as much as 54, VTR stood at twenty third place among the many 51 tiger reserves assessed within the final census (2022). Among the many different accolades, the VTR received a certificates of appreciation underneath India Biodiversity Awards 2021 within the class of ‘Conservation of Wildlife Species’. The VTR has obtained the distinguished RBS Earth Hero Award-Earth Guardian class in 2017.