Integrated Landscape Management Plan For Greater Panna Landscape Released

What is the News?

The government of India has released the final report of the Integrated Landscape Management Plan for Greater Panna Landscape. 

What is the Integrated Landscape Management Plan for Greater Panna Landscape? 

Prepared by: Wildlife Institute of India(WII)

Purpose: The plan has been prepared in respect of the Ken-Betwa Link Project which has been approved by the Government of India in 2021.

Key Features of the Plan

The Plan analyzed the data and came up with detailed site-specific inputs for the implementation of the proposed activities under the Ken-Betwa Link Project.

For instance, it provides for better habitat protection and management of flagship species such as Tigers, Vultures and Gharial. 

What is the significance of the plan?

The plan will help to holistically consolidate the landscape for biodiversity conservation and human well-being, especially in forest-dependent communities. 

It is also expected to enhance tiger carrying capacity in the landscape by strengthening connectivity with Nauradehi Wildlife sanctuary and Durgavati Wildlife sanctuary in MP and Ranipur Wildlife sanctuary in UP.

Source: The post is based on the articleIntegrated Landscape Management Plan For Greater Panna Landscape Releasedpublished in PIB on 2nd June 2022.

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