Country’s first tiger cell to be set up in Dehradun
Q. Country’s first tiger cell will be formed under WII at which city?- Published on 05 Aug 16
d. None of the above
The first tiger cell of the country will soon be formed with Wildlife Institute of India at the helm in Dehradun.
- MoU for this has been signed between NTCA and WII
- Cell will house a database of tigers and DNA as well as striped samples of big cats from over 50 tiger reserves.
- This will aid conservation efforts by preventing poaching and providing an update on tiger numbers.