India rhino vision 2020

India rhino vision 2020

(GS PAPER-3, Ecology and Environment

Source- Livemint)


  • Recently two adult one horned Rhinos translocated from Pobitora wildlife sanctuary to Manas National Park,  under the aegis of Indian rhino vision 2020.

  • The two Rhinos were transported to the release site at Bansbari range, Manas National Park after covering a distance of 181 km from Pobitora wildlife sanctuary.

  • The translocation of rhinos to Manas National Park is an important conservation measures to help conserve the species

  • Two sub-adult Rhinos were trans located from the Bagori range of Kaziranga National Park to Manas National Park in March 2020.

  • With this last leg of wild to wild translocation under Indian rhino vision 2020 a total of 22 Rhinos have been transmitted from Pobitora Wildlife sanctuary and Kaziranga National Park to Manas National Park

  • Currently Manas have 40 rhinos

 Indian rhino vision 2020

  • The vision was launched in 2005

  • An ambitious effort to attend a wildlife population of at least 3000 greater one horned rhino spread over 7 protected areas in the Indian state of Assam by the year 2020

  • Seven protected areas are-

  1.  Kaziranga

  2.  Pobitora

  3. Indian Rhino Vision 2020 Issues and analysis @ abhipedia Powered by ABHIMANU IAS

    Orang National Park

  4.  Manas National Park

  5. Laokhowa wildlife sanctuary 

  6. Bura Chapori wildlife sanctuary

  7. Dibru Saikhowa wildlife sanctuary

  • It is a collaborative effort between various organisation including-

  1.  The international rhino Foundation

  2.  Assam Forest Department

  3.  Bodoland territorial Council

  4.  World Wide Fund

  5.  The US fish and wildlife service

-Khyati Khare

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