In news: The Prime Minister also released a report of the 4th cycle of the Management Effectiveness Evaluation of Tiger Reserves (MEETR) .

Highlights of the MEETR:

  • 2% of the tiger reserves fell in the Very Good management category, 34% in the Good category, 24% in the Fair category while no tiger reserve was rated Poor.
  • Pench Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh scoring the highest and Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve, Tamil Nadu showing the highest increment in management since the last cycle for which the latter was awarded.