From a consistent rise in the number of tigers at Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR) to minimising man-animal conflict to address wildlife conservation. Among one of the major wildlife conservation initiatives, The Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR) has reported a continuous increase in tiger numbers. During 2020-21, 63 individual tiger pictures were captured in camera traps. Undertaking active surveillance by using sensor-based camera traps, 24 X7 patrolling by the personnel and engaging the local community have helped in their conservation efforts.
About Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve
Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve is the largest tiger reserve in India . The reserve spreads over five districts, Kurnool District, Prakasam District, Guntur District, Nalgonda District and Mahbubnagar district. The total area of the tiger reserve is 3,728 km2 (1,439 sq mi). The core area of this reserve is 1,200 km2 (460 sq mi). It is the largest tiger reserve forest in India.