Special Tiger Force For Corbett Reserve Set Up, Wildlife Officials Welcome Move.
The Uttarakhand government has decided to form a Special Tiger Force for Corbett Tiger Reserve, a move which will help serve as the much needed second layer of protection for the big cat.
The decision to set up the force was taken by the state cabinet on Wednesday. The force will have 85 posts.
Chief Wildlife Warden Rajiv Bhartari said: “The STPF will be effective in checking illegal human intrusion into the reserve through villages located on its fringes and serve as a second layer of protection for tigers at the CTR”.
Finally Corbett Tiger Reserve will get the so needed Special Tiger Protection Force – the second layer of protection – to fight illegal human intrusion.
It took too long for the decision to be made by the Uttarakhand government but now 85 extra posts will be installed to help the Corbett Tiger Reserve to protect the habitat of tigers.