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Fund released to the Government of Assam under Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Project Tiger from 2015-16 to 2017-18

April 1, 2019 Author : OGD Pmu Team

Central Government has been providing financial assistance to the Government of Assam for protection and conservation of wildlife including rhinos and their habitats under the Centrally Sponsored Schemes of ‘Development of Wildlife Habitats’ and ‘Project Tiger’.

We have observed 2.11% increase in fund released to the Government of Assam under Project Tiger scheme in 2016-17 from Rs. 1345.871 lakhs during 2015-16. Fund released to Assam Government under the scheme of Project Tiger was Rs. 2166.251 lakhs during 2017-18, up by 57.63% versus Rs. 1374.293 lakhs during 2016-17. There were various Tiger Reserves named Kaziranga Tiger Reserve, Orang Tiger Reserve and Manas Tiger Reserve for which fund was released to the Government of Assam under Project Tiger scheme during 2015-16 to 2017-18.

Fund released for Kaziranga Tiger Reserve under Project Tiger scheme was Rs. 1025.131 lakhs during 2015-16. It has decreased by -39.23% during 2016-17 over 2015-16. Annual growth of 134.73% has been observed in release of fund for Kaziranga Tiger Reserve under Project Tiger scheme from Rs. 1374.293 lakhs during 2016-17 to Rs. 2166.251 lakhs during 2017-18. We have observed 292.19% increase in fund released for Orang Tiger Reserve under Project Tiger scheme in 2016-17 from Rs. 60.88 lakhs during 2015-16. Fund released for Orang Tiger Reserve under Project Tiger scheme was Rs. 264.21 lakhs during 2017-18, up by 10.66% versus Rs. 238.768 lakhs during 2016-17.

Fund released for Manas Tiger Reserve under Project Tiger scheme was Rs. 259.86 lakhs during 2015-16. It has increased by 97.25% during 2016-17 over 2015-16. We have seen annual de-growth of -14.2% in release of fund for Manas Tiger Reserve under Project Tiger scheme from Rs. 512.585 lakhs during 2016-17 to Rs. 439.79 lakhs during 2017-18.

Note: Source: RAJYA SABHA SESSION – 246 UNSTARRED QUESTION No 2153; Data Figures are Rs. in lakhs; NA: Not Available.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/resources/details-funds-released-government-assam-under-centrally-sponsored-schemes-development

Resource Title: Details of funds released to the Government of Assam under the Centrally Sponsored Schemes of Development of Wildlife Habitats and Project Tiger from 2015-16 to 2017-18 (From : Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change)

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Source: Rajya Sabha
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