Assam: Velocity-check cameras to stop Kaziranga wildlife killings | Guwahati Information

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GUWAHATI: In view of the Nationwide Inexperienced Tribunal’s (NGT) instructions on limiting automobile velocity to 40 KMPH and to make sure the accident-free motion of animals crossing the 9 designated animal corridors of the Kaziranga Nationwide Park (KNP) within the wet season, the forest division has put in animal sensor cameras to trace rushing autos on NH 37 that bisects the park.
These cameras are geared up with Computerized Quantity Plate Recognizing (ANPR) programs with radar as a way to detect vehicular velocity in park areas.
“The sensor cameras have been put in in 9 animal corridors of the KNP, stretching from Rangalu to Borjuri and shall be operational with impact from Friday,” stated DFO, Jap Assam Wildlife Division, Ramesh Kumar Gogoi. Deer, particularly, killed whereas crossing the freeway throughout floods.
As per the NGT orders, the autos plying at a velocity above 40 KMPH shall be penalized with a effective. Additional, Gogoi stated, over-speeding on the identical stretch can even be thought of violation of provisions below part 144 of the CrPC.
He knowledgeable that each automobile hauled up for over-speeding and killing or injuring animals can be fined on environmental compensation of Rs 5,000 per incident over and above the quantity to be paid for offence below the Motor Autos Act.
KNP is dwelling to the world-famous one-horned rhino, however quite a few different species of wildlife, together with the hog deer, which has the best 35,000 odd inhabitants and is weak to accidents whereas crossing the freeway in the direction of the southern boundary of the park, are additionally discovered right here in abundance.
Making certain the graceful motion of animals between Kaziranga and the forests of the Karbi Anglong is important as this zone has been a important feeding floor for herbivores. Wildlife activists have been demanding the state authorities take pressing motion to free all of the 9 recognized animal corridors of KNP.
The park now has a complete of 144 man-made highlands, together with 33 massive shelters, however they don’t seem to be sufficient to accommodate all of the animals when the floodwaters begin rising. The animals, whereas escaping the floods, additionally fall prey to poaching. They’re killed for his or her meat or physique components on the market within the unlawful market.

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