There are 49 tiger reserves in India which are governed by Project Tiger which is administered by the National Tiger Conservation Authority.
India is home to 70 percent of tigers in the world. In 2006, there were 1,411 tigers which increased to 1,706 in 2011 and 2,226 in 2014.
According to latest statement by Environment Minister, the count had gone up to 2500 in 2016.
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