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Chitwan National Park installs new CCTV cameras


Nepalnews
2022 Jan 31, 16:14, Chitwan
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The installation of new CCTV cameras and repair of old ones has started in Chitwan National Park to monitor poachers. Eleven new cameras have been installed in seven places of the park. 20 old cameras are being repaired.

According to the park's information officer Ganesh Prasad Tiwari, 10 cameras are being repaired in the area from Kasara to Sauraha. He informed that 11 new cameras and three old cameras are being repaired from Kasara to Dhruv. He said that seven cameras from Dhruv to Bhimle would also be repaired.

According to Tiwari, work has been done giving high priority to keep it safe from poachers.

Haribhadra Acharya, Chief Conservation Officer of the National Park, says the camera installation and maintenance work has been carried out in coordination with the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau of the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Department with the financial support of the World Wildlife Fund

The new installations of cameras have been started for the protection of the park and wildlife after two rhinos were killed by poachers in the current fiscal year. 

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