Centre charts plans to reduce man-animal conflicts
With a view to reduce man-animal conflicts, the Centre has drawn up a comprehensive plan to undertake a series of measures, including a national programme for augmentation of water and fodder in forest areas.
Speaking to reporters here on Tuesday, the Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar said that man-animal conflict in the country has assumed serious proportions and around 500 persons lost their lives in 2014 in such incidents.
He said that the Government has decided to adopt a multi-pronged strategy to lessen human-wildlife conflict.
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