Explain any three measures undertaken by the government to protect and conserve the flora and fauna of our country.



Answer to be written in the exam:

  1.  Various biosphere reserves have been set up in various parts of India where wild animals and birds are kept in their natural habitat . Nilgiris at the junction of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and  Kerala, and Nanda Devi in Uttarakhand are such biosphere reserves.

  2. Government has made 103 national parks, 563  wildlife sanctuaries, and zoological gardens to protect wildlife.

  3. Periodic census is being taken to find out the latest position of some rare species so that they can be preserved for future generations.

  4. Tigers and rhinoceros are some endangered species of wildlife in India, so for them, special projects have been prepared. Project Tige r has proved to be very successful. About 51 tiger reserves have been set up in different parts of India . Likewise, Project Rhino is also being implemented in the Kaziranga Bird Reserve of Assam.

  5. The killing of wildlife has been banned by the government. Special Forest Officers have been appointed to catch unlawful animal hunters. 
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