PUBLISHED ON: November 13, 2007 | Duration: 4 min, 46 sec
In early 70s, the government started Project Tiger. The aim was to preserve the species. The first survey in 1973 concluded that we had over 1,800 tigers. Till 2002, the statistics showed that the tiger population was on the rise and had reached 3,700 - over a 100% increase in 30 years.