Tiger conservation to get Rs.500 million

February 29th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Finance Minister M. Chidambaram Friday announced an allocation of Rs.500 million to the National Tiger Conservation Authority to protect the big cat. While presenting the national budget for 2008-09 at the Lok Sabha, he expressed concern over the dwindling number of tigers, calling the situation “alarming”.

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