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Save tiger reserves and reap trillions in economic benefits, says report

Updated : August 07, 2019 06:23 PM IST

Tiger reserves are a safe haven for tigers and other wildlife species and provide a host of ecosystem services to humans.
An official government study analysed the economic valuation of 10 of the 50 tiger reserves across the country and found that for every rupee spent on their management they, on average, gave benefits of Rs 2,500 per reserve.
Benefits related to the provisioning of water from these 10 tiger reserves is over Rs. 330 billion, which is more than the total budget of the government’s newly created Ministry of Jal Shakti.
Save tiger reserves and reap trillions in economic benefits, says report

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