11 Mar 2023

Madhya Pradesh: Roar Of Tigers To Echo In Shivpuri's Madhav National Park After 27 Years

Shivpuri (MP): Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Shivpuri is an ancient and tourist city. With the release of two tigers in the National Park, Shivpuri will now be recognised on the international map. For environmental protection and promotion, the conservation of tigers is must. He said that due to the arrival of tigers in Shivpuri, employment opportunities will increase at the local level and the economy of the district will get a boost with the arrival of domestic and foreign tourists. CM Chouhan and Union Civil Aviation Minister Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia today released a pair of tiger at Madhav National Park in Shivpuri.

3 more tigers will be brought soon

Interacting with Bagh Mitras, CM Chouhan said that a tigress has been brought from Bandhavgarh National Park and the tiger is brought from Satpura National Park to Shivpuri. Three more tigers will be brought soon. Chief Minister told the Bagh Mitras that for the protection of tigers and wild animals, we have to make people aware that wild animals are our friends and we have to protect them.

Home-stays will also be promoted

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that along with conservation of tigers, infrastructure works will also be carried out in the Tiger Project. Along with this, training will also be given to guides, hotel and taxi operators. Home-stays will also be promoted, so that tourists coming from outside will get an opportunity to see tigers and wildlife in a natural and open environment. With this, local products will also be promoted along with generation of employment at the local level. 

A historic day for the region

Union Civil Aviation Minister Shri Scindia said that after 27 years, tourists will get an opportunity to see tigers besides hearing their roar in Madhav National Park. He said that today is a historic day for the region including Shivpuri and it is also a matter of pride for the region.
In the second phase, 3 more tigers will be brought. Shri Scindia said that with the arrival of tigers, the environment will be balanced and on the other hand employment opportunities will be created in different areas at the local level. This will also enhance economic prosperity of the area.

Local people will be trained as tourist guides

Forest Minister Dr. Kunwar Vijay Shah said that 4 taxis will be made available to the local people through self-help groups, which will take the tourists on a National Park tour. Also, local people will be trained as tourist guides. This will also provide employment opportunities at the local level. He said that with the arrival of tourists, employment will increase in local hotels as well as home-stays.

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