Background and History Project Elephant is targeted at saving habitat and Conservation of Elephants in India and Corbett National Park

Project Elephant was launched in 1991-92 to assist states having ranging populations of wild elephants to ensure long term survival of identified viable population of elephants in their natural habitats. States are being given financial as well as technical and scientific assistance in achieving the objectives of the project.

Objectives of Project Elephant

The main objectives of Project Elephant in Corbett National Park, India are:

Ecological restoration of existing natural habitats and elephant migration routes in Corbett Park;

Development of scientific and planned management for conservation of elephant habitats and viable

population of wild Asiatic elephants in India;

Promotion of measures for mitigation of man elephant conflict in crucial habitats and moderating  pressures of human and domestic stock activities in crucial elephant habitats;

Strengthening of measures for protection of Wild elephants form poachers and unnatural causes of death;

Research on Project Elephant management related issues;

Public education and awareness programmes;


Veterinary care

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