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Panna Tiger Reserve

  • 31 Jul 2021
  • 1 min read

Why in News

  • On July 30, 2021, Panna Tiger Reserve was awarded the Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (CAITS) certificate by the National Tiger Conservation Authority for meeting the established international standards for tiger conservation and management.

Key Points

  • Panna National Park was established in 1981. It has a geographical extension in the districts of Panna and Chhatarpur. It is spread over an area of about 543 square kilometers.
  • This national park was declared a Project Tiger Reserve in the year 1994 by the Central Government.
  • UNESCO designated the Panna Tiger Reserve as a Biosphere Reserve on August 25, 2011.
  • Madhya Pradesh is considered not only that of the country, but the world's Tiger Capital. The management of Kanha and Pench Tiger Reserves has been recognized as the best in the country.
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