National Tiger Conservation Authority

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has been constituted under section 38 L (1) of Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. Further, as per the section 38 L, sub section 2 of the said Act, the authority consists of the Minister in charge of the Ministry of Environment & Forests (as Chairperson), the Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment & Forests (as Vice-Chairperson), three members of Parliament, Secretary, Ministry of Environment & Forests & other members. The authority derives its power from section 38 O (1) of WLPA, 1972 & functions under the guidance of Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson & members.

Wildlife Institute of India

Established in 1982, Wildlife Institute of India (WII) is an internationally acclaimed Institution, which offers training program, academic courses & advisory in wildlife research & management. In 1986, it was granted the status of an autonomous Institution of the Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India, New Delhi. The Institute is actively engaged in research across the breadth of the country on biodiversity related issues. A large number of foresters & wildlife managers from other developing countries, particularly south & south-east Asia, have been trained in WII since its establishment. WII has given a new direction to the concept & practice of biodiversity conservation, made it more practical & realistic by seeking the involvement & cooperation of local people. The Institute’s idyllic campus that has been carefully developed to create state of the art infrastructure encourages scholarly work.