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  1. 1. Cauvery Wild Life Sanctuary, Kollegal, Chamrajnagar, karnataka A K Singh IFS DCF WL Kollegal Area 527 Sq Km
  2. 2. 527 Sq Km
  3. 3. STRENGTHS Approved Management Plan & Prescriptions Information Technology Newly Recruited Foresters & Forest Guards & Forest Watchers Young Energetic, Enthusiastic Forest Force, Newly Employed Tiger Task Force Arms, Ammunition & Weapons Forensic Science Knowledge Eco Development Committee Presidents & Members Jungle Lodges & Resorts, Private Resorts on boundaries Available Scientific Research Study Publications Wild animals Census & Population Density Data, Solar Power, NREGS-SMC Works & Lantana removals etc Fringe Area Young Energetic Unemployed Working Force Degraded Forest Lands requiring replenishment Fringe Area Revenue Villages-Afforestation, Fodder Develop
  4. 4. OPPORTUNITIES Building Infrastructure –Supporting Staff Qtrs, Forest Guest Houses. RIDF Rural Infrastructure Development Fund Information Technology Wireless, Telecommunication, Information Networking, Intelligence Gathering, Collection of Information GIS, Geographical Information System, GPS Global Positioning System Remote Sensing Satellite Images Raster & Vector Landsat Images, Digital Elevation Modeling, GIS Software –Arc-View, Arc-Info, Arc-GIS ESRI Products. NREGA- Employment for Anti-Crop Depredation, Protection Duty, Protection Camp Development, Soil & Moisture Conservation, Water Harvesting Structure, Nursery Development, Watershed Development
  5. 5. 1. Hunting & Poaching of wild animals, Tuskers, leopards, tigers 2. Cattle grazing, commercial cattle business 3. Fire hazards during summer months. 4. Encroachment of Forest lands Almabadi & Dantalli 5. Smuggling of Timber and Firewood across TN borders 6. Man and animal conflict at Conflict Zones 7. Lack of Perennial waterholes 8. Soil Erosion & Need of Water Harvesting Structures 9. Unregulated tourism at Hoganekal TN Borders 10. Disease and pests THREATS
  6. 6. THREATS
  7. 7. Threat Mitigation Steps 10 New Anti Poaching Sheds under Operation Carriage of sufficient Arms & Ammunition to combat the poachers & hunters. Regular Weapon upkeep and maintenance Weapon Training to the Foresters & Forests Guards Infrastructure development of the Protection Camps Massive Perambulation & Cross Borders co ordination with TN Forests/Police Tele-Communication and Information Networking across the borders Intelligence Gathering and Information Collections from Informants across TN Borders Detection of FOC & Wild Life Crimes from different areas Regular Boundary Perambulation by Forest Guards and Protection Camps along with GPS and GPS Report Plotting on Arc Info Maps.
  8. 8. • Conducting Workshops & Awareness Camps for Staff. • Education and Awareness Camps for public & schools • Nature Awareness Camps • Elephant Days • Maintenance of Patrol Paths, Inspection Roads • Fire Control • Vaccination • Crop Compensation • NREGA-Soil & Moisture Conservation Works, Weed Removal • Habitat improvement-Firelines, Water Holes, Seed dibbling • Solar Fencing at Indignatha, EPT at Padsalanatha Threat Mitigation Steps
  9. 9. •Creation of water holes. •Lantana Weed eradication programs. •Augmentation of natural regeneration by ANR •Planting of native species in the degraded lands ANR •Soil and moisture conservation. •Water Harvesting Structure like Check Dams •Desilting of Water Tanks, check dams etc •Restricting Minor Forest Produce withdrawals Micro-plan work shop, writing and documentation. Workshops and training. Compensation for crop depredation, attack on livestock and Human beings. Habitat improvement works Eco- Developmental Activities
  10. 10. • Problem of man and animal specially wild elephants conflict along the boundary areas of the sanctuary abutting agricultural fields. • Maintenance of the existing elephant proof trench and formation of elephant proof trench on the remaining stretch of the sanctuary. • Improving source of water availability and fodder within the sanctuary. • Timely payment of compensation to the farmers & victim families. • By arranging scaring teams and providing crackers to farmers to scare away the crop raiding wild animals. • Propaganda and publicity regarding the importance of wildlife MAN AND ANIMAL CONFLICT
  11. 11. Elephant Crop Anti Depredation Camps : 4 Camps 5 Watchers each camp, Crackers, Torch, Fire burning, EPT covering during night 6 PM to 6 AM one gun staff Hanur Wild Life Range :Chikkailur, Ganigmanagala, Kallidoddi, Beerota Cowdaahlli Wild Life Range : 2 Camps at Dantalli, Arabagere, Changadi, Ponachi, Asthur Kanakapura Wild Life Range : Soligere, Madivala, Kolkote MM Hills : Gopinatham, Indignatha-Padsalnatha, Ponachi EPT maintenance and fresh EPT constructions at Padsalnatha Solar Fencing of Indignatha Awareness Camps Elephant Days Celebration Wild Life Week Celebration STEPS FOR MAN ANIMAL CONFLICT MITIGATION
  12. 12. Sl. No Component Unit/ km/H a/No/ M3 Unit cost (In Rs) Physica l (Extent ) Plantatio n Financial (In Rs) Soil & Moisture work Fencing Entry Point Activities 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 Hanur Wildl life Range 1.Ganigamangala EDC Ha 4030- 00 70 Ha 282100-00 42350-00 14000-00 70000-00 2 Cowdalli Wild life Range 1. Changadi EDC Ha 4030- 00 45 Ha 181350-00 27225-00 9000-00 45000 3 M.M.Hills Wild life Range 1.Gopinatha Ha 4030- 00 45 Ha 181350-00 27225-00 9000-00 45000 4 Kanakapura WildLife Range 1. Hoolya hosadoddi Ha 4030- 00 40 Ha 161200-00 24200-00 8000-00 40000-00 Total 200 Ha 806000-00 121000-00 40000-00 200000-00 ACTION PLAN FOR THE YEAR 2009-10 UNDER FDA Advance Work for Aided Natural Regeneration under FDA During 2009-10 FDA: CAUVERY WILD LIFE District: Ramanagara, Mandya, Chamarajanagara Division: Cauvery Wildlife Division,Kollegal. Circle: Chamarajanagara.
  13. 13. Sl. No. Name of the EDC 1 2 Kanakapura Wildlife Range 1 Soligeri 2 Sambapura 3 Sangam 4 Muthathi 5 Hulya hosadoddi Hanur Wildlife Range 6 Rachappajinagar 7 Ganigamangala 8 Kallidoddi 9 Pushpapura Cowdally Wildlife Range 10 Arabagere 11 Changadi 12 Asthur M.M.Hills Wildlife Range 13 Gopinatham 14 Pudur 15 Padasalanatha 16 Nagamale 17 Indiganatha Eco Development Committees In Cauvery Wild life Division, Kollegal
  14. 14. The protected area and the interface land use situation The existing situation in the zone of influence • Eight enclosure villages inside the Sanctuary. • 30 villages are with in 5kms radius of the Sanctuary. • Human population in enclosure and surrounding villages with in 5 kms of radius of the sanctuary is estimated as 35000. • cattle population enclosure and surrounding villages. Is estimated 39000. • The local population is mainly dependent on agriculture. Hence immense biotic pressure over the sanctuary for small timber and fire wood and for grazing their cattle in the sanctuary. Enclosure villages inside sanctuary Sl. No. Name of the range Enclosure villages 1. Kanakapura Wildlife Range Muthathi, Madiwala 2. Cowdally Wildlife Range Dantally 3. M.M.Hills Wildlife Range Nagamalai, Bejjalane, Panchalane, Indiganatha, Padasalanatha Total No. of Villages inside sanctuary are – 8 Nos.
  15. 15. Communication & Networking
  16. 16. Developmental Project Approved from Govt Of India Project Cost = Rs 1 Cr 10 Tents = Rs 41 L Dormitory = Rs 8 L Store Room = Rs 4 L Gol Ghar = Rs 5 L Forest IB = Rs 5 L Reception = Rs 4 L Children Park =Rs 4 L Car Parking =Rs 3 L Kitchen = Rs 5L Articles = Rs 20 L Total Cost = Rs 1 Cr
  17. 17. The Ladybird Beetle Jungle Camps & Mystery Trails Gopinatham
  18. 18. Lady Bird Beetle Camps
  19. 19. Erkam Lake, Gopinatham
  20. 20. Lady Beetle Tent Huts
  21. 21. ANTI SKID PATH
  22. 22. © 2007 Adventure Products & Services Pvt. Ltd. HOGANEKAL FALLS
  23. 23. BRIDGE FOR SIGHTING
  24. 24. VISIT OF MP CHAMRAJNAGAR
  25. 25. Footbridge
  26. 26. Foot Bridge
  27. 27. Foot Bridge
  28. 28. HOGANEKAL BORDER ECO-TOURISM
  29. 29. Basic Infrastructure Public Convinience Rs 20 L Toilet, Bathroom, Changing Rooms Drinking Water Facility Parking Stand Rs 5 L Resting Place with chairs Rs 3 L Paragola Resting Place Rs 2 L Canteen Rs 15L Steps & Plateform Rs 10 L Watch Tower Rs 10 L Interpretation Centre Rs 10 L Fencing of Tourism Area Rs 20 L Signage Boards Education/Awareness Rs 3 L Trekking Trails Rs 2 L Total Rs 100 Lakhs Hoganekal Eco Tourism Karnataka Tamilnadu Cross Border Issue
  30. 30. 2 STAIR CASES
  31. 31. FOOT BRIDGE
  32. 32. 2 PARAGOLA SIT OUTS
  33. 33. BATHROOM CUM CHANGING ROOM
  34. 34. OVER-HEAD WATER TANK
  35. 35. UPCOMING PARKING FACILITY
  36. 36. CANTEEN CUM ECO-SHOP
  37. 37. BASIC MINIMUM CIVIC FACILITY TOILET, BATHROOM , HOGANEKAL
  38. 38. MAINTENANCE OF PATROLLING PATHS
  39. 39. Sl. No . Name of the sanctioned posts No. of posts Sanctione d No. of posts filled up Vacant as on 31-12-07 Requirement/Alrea dy operating 1. Deputy Conservator of Forests 1 1 0 0 2. Assistant conservator of Forests 1 1 0 1 3. Range Forest officer 4 4 0 1 4. Forester 5 5 0 4 5. Forest Guard 16 16 0 30 6. Forest watcher 09 09 0 74 7. Supernumerary 09 09 0 0 8. Second division surveyor 01 0 1 1 1. Superintendent 1 1 0 1 2. First Division Assistant 1 1 0 1 3. Second Division Assistant 3 3 0 6 4. Peon 1 1 0 7 5. Diver 0 0 0 8 6. Meti 0 0 0 3 7. Cleaner 0 0 0 5 8. Computer Operator 0 0 0 8 9. Night watchman 0 0 0 8 10 . Wireless operator 0 0 0 8 TOTAL 52 51 1 166 The existing staff position and requirement of additional staff
  40. 40. Elephant Census in Cauvery Wildlife Division For the year 2007 Name of the Elephant Reserve : Mysore Elephant Reserve (Cauvery Wildlife Division, Kanakapura) Total Area : 519.07 Sq.km. Date of Census : 07.05.2007 Method Used : Sample Block Count Scientific Institute involved : Cauvery Wildlife Division, Kanakapura Name of the Division / PA/ Range Area (Sq.K m) Area covere d (Sq.k m.) Type of Elephants Density (Elephants/ Sq.km) (Total/ Area covered) (Col.12/3) Total No. of elephants (on simple extrapotati on from density) (Density x Area) (Col.13*2) Adult Fema le (>7ft. ) Sub- Adult Female (5-7Ft.) Juvenil e Female (4-5ft.) Adult Male (>8ft) Sub- adult Male (5-8ft) Juvenil e Male (4-5ft) Calf (3-4ft) Unk now n TOTA L 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Hanur 129.19 61.70 8 5 3 - - 1 2 2 21 0.34 43.97 Cowdally 101.83 64.54 28 9 8 9 1 2 6 - 63 0.98 99.40 M.M.Hills 210.09 88.54 16 6 5 4 4 2 2 - 39 0.44 92.54 Kanakapu ra 77.97 50.17 2 1 1 1 - - 1 6 0.12 9.33 Total for ER 519.07 264.94 54 21 17 14 5 5 11 2 129 1.88 245.24 P.A = Protected Area (Sanctuary / National Park); A,B,C = Names of Divisions / PAs; T = Tusker, Mk = Makna (Tuskless Bull), US = Sex Unknown Note : Out of total 51 No. of Compartments 24 Nos were randomnly selected from stratified samples. The percentage of area covered out of the total forest area is 51.04%
  41. 41. Sl. No. Year Detailed of cases No. of cases Amount Paid 10. 2003-2004 Crop Compensation cases 34 cases 67,500.00 11. 2004-2005 Human killed by Wild Elephant 2 cases 2,00,000.00 12. 2005-2006 Crop compensation cases 49 cases 50,000.00 Human killed by wild Elephant 1 case 1,00,000.00 13. 2006-07 Crop compensation cases 39 case 34,400.00 Human killed by wild Elephant 1 case 1,00,000.00 14. 2007-08 Crop compensation cases 478 Cases 4,60,725.00 Human killed by wild Elephant 12 Cases 13,50,000.00 Human Injury 1 case 20,000.00 15 2009-10 Human Death Crop Compensation Cases 1 Case 22 Cases 1,50000 68,610 16 2010-11 Crop Compensation Case Nil Nil TOTAL 2,2413,825.00 Crop Compensation, Human Death Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary. Kollegal, Chamrajnagar, Karnataka
  42. 42. HAKKU PATRA DISTRIBUTION (Recognition of Forest Rights)Act 2006 Cauvery Wild Life Sanctuary Kollegal 2010 Sl.No Division/District No of Applications recevied No of Applications forwarded to SDL No of Appliciations rejecteed to SDL No of Appliciations forwarded to DLC No of Applications rejected to DLC No of Hakku patras given Total Forest Land Acres ST Other s ST Other s ST Other s ST Other s ST Other s ST Oth ers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 1 Cauvery Wildlife/ Ch Nagara 108 _ 98 _ 10 _ 98 _ _ _ 98 _ 264 Acres Total
  43. 43. Sl. No Gramapanch ayat Podu No of Applicat ion Received No of Hakku patra given Forest Lands Acres 1. Thellanur Rachappajinagara 30 30 2. Shagyam Ganigamangal 09 09 - 3. Kurattihosur Dantalli 51 41 - 4. Ponnachi Alambadi 18 18 - Total 108 98 264 HAKKU PATRA DISTRIBUTION (Recognition of Forest Rights)Act 2006 Cauvery Wild Life Sanctuary Kollegal 2010

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