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Home > India > Business > Budget 2008-09 > PTI > Report

Rs 50 cr for tiger conservation: FM

February 29, 2008 12:34 IST

Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the Union Budget 2008-09 has allotted fund to conserve the dwindling tiger population in India

To protect tigers, Rs 50 crore has been allocated to the National Tiger Conservation Programme. A bulk of this fund will be used to raise Tiger Protection Force.

Details awaited.


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