Kerala bagged two of the five awards for tiger reserves at the 3rd Asian Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation that got under way in New Delhi on Tuesday.
The awards were won by the Periyar Tiger Reserve (PTR) for best anti-poaching practices and the Parambikulam Tiger Reserve for community participation in eco-tourism.
The awards were presented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
In a statement here, Forests Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan commended the officials whose efforts enabled the State to win the prestigious awards.
Source: The Hindu,13/04/2016