Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said the buffer zone of Panna Tiger Reserve will be developed soon and a notification in this regard will be used after holding discussions with villagers to be relocated from there.
Notification for buffer zones of Kanha, Bandhavgarh, Pench, Satpura and Sanjay Tiger Reserves have already been issued, Chavan said while addressing the State Wildlife Board here on Saturday, according to official release issued here.
Congratulating the staff of Panna National Park over successful tiger relocation, Singh directed to keep advance action plans ready for safety of tiger clubs.
There was no tiger at Panna in 2009 after which four tigresses and a tiger were translocated there. At present, there are five adult tigers and 14 cubs in the National Park, the release said. The state has also rehabilitated 50 bisons in Bandhavgarh National Park..