Indian Rhino Vision 2020

Last Modified: Sun Sep 27 2015 23:30:18 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 3,000
    Vision of the IRV 2020 programme is to increase the total rhino population to this number.
  • 2,500
    current population of the Great One-Horned Rhino in India and Nepal
  • 2
    protected areas - Kaziranga National Park and Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary - where the rhinos are distributed in the Indian State of Assam.
  • 5
    additional protected areas - Manas, Laokhowa, Burachapori, Kochpora, Dibrusaikhowa and, possibly, Orang - where the rhinos will be sought to be distributed and increased through translocation.
  • 5
    key project partners - Assam Forest Department, the Bodoland Territorial Council, WWF, IRF, and the US Fish and Wildlife Service