Parambikulam Tiger Reserve
‘Teak and the Tiger’,a documentary,is an evocative trek through the evolution of Parambikulam Tiger Reserve
- Parambikulam Tiger Reserve is a protected area in Palakkad district of Kerala state.
The wildlife sanctuary was established in 1973.
- It is in the Sungam range of hills between the Anaimalai Hills and Nelliampathy
Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary was declared as part of the Parambikulam Tiger Reserve on February 19, 2010.
- The sanctuary is the home of four different tribes of indigenous peoples including the Kadar, Malasar, Muduvar and Mala Malasar.
- Parambikulam Tiger Reserve implements the Participatory Forest Management Scheme (PFMS).
- Tiger Reserves are declared by National Tiger Conservation Authority via Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Act, 2006 under centrally sponsored scheme called Project Tiger.
- To declare an area as Tiger Reserve, the state governments can forward their proposals in this regard to NTCA. Central Government via NTCA may also advise the state governments to forward a proposal for creation of Tiger Reserves.
- Tiger Reserves are managed by National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA). No alternation of boundary can be done without the recommendation of National Board for Wild Life and without the advice of the Tiger Conservation Authority.