Conservation of National Parks and Sanctuaries


  • The Government of India through a Centrally Sponsored Scheme “Development of National Parks and Sanctuaries” provides the financial assistance to national parks and sanctuaries managed by the State Governments.
  • The scheme provides 100% Central assistance on items of works of non-recurring nature. There are a few identified items of recurring nature which are essential and which need support for a few years. The scheme provides assistance on such items on a 50% sharing basis, the matching share coming from the State Government concerned.
  • Under the scheme, an assistance of Rs 72.28 crores was provided to the States during the IX Five Year Plan. The outlay for the X Five Year Plan is Rs 350 crores, which includes the merged schemes for Eco-development and Tribal Rehabilitation.
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