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National Wildlife Action Plan 2017-2031

The government of India has unveiled 3rd National Wildlife Action Plan (NWAP) 2017-2031.

Draft of the Plan

  • It aims at the rehabilitation of threatened species of wildlife while conserving their habitats which include inland aquatic, coastal and marine eco-systems.
  • More Protection for Strict conservation zones is required. 
  • Make the areas free of all urban facilities, tourism and public thoroughfare. 
  • No mining and irrigation projects in protected areas and wildlife corridors 
  • Restrictions on number of tourists and vehicles entering a protected area. 
  • Tourism in the wildlife must be strictly monitored and regulated.
  • Sustainable, environment-friendly, moderately priced, clean and wholesome, rather than lavish tourist facilities.
  • New regional forensic laboratories, a Special Tiger Protection Force, and setting up of special courts to deal with wildlife crimes like poaching and smuggling. 
  • Preservation of genetic diversity and sustainable utilization of species and ecosystems which has direct bearing on our scientific advancements and support to millions of rural communities.
  • Rehabilitation of threatened species of wildlife while conserving their habitats which include inland aquatic, coastal and marine eco-systems. 
  • Need for people’s support for conservation of wildlife and to this effect recommends strengthening the ‘core buffer multiple use surround’ structure with higher inputs for eco-development, education, innovation, training, extension, conservation awareness and outreach programs.
National Wildlife Action Plan 2017-2031 National Wildlife Action Plan 2017-2031 Reviewed by insiya yadav on October 04, 2017 Rating: 5

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