Union Ministry of Envt to undertake a project
19, May 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- Union Ministry of Environment announced a project to create DNA Database for Indian Rhinos.
- This is done in order to curb poaching and collect evidence for wildlife crimes including Rhinos.
- The deadline to meet this project is 2021.
- The database will be kept in the Wildlife Institute of India(WII) headquartered in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.