Connectivity Conservation India

This website is an initiative of the Wildlife Conservation Trust. Currently the high-resolution version of the report titled “Volume 1 : A Policy Framework for Connectivity Conservation and Smart Green Linear Infrastructure Development in the Central Indian and Eastern Ghats Tiger Landscape” with hi-resolution versions of the accompanying maps are available for download.

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Eco-friendly measures to mitigate impacts of linear infrastructure on wildlife

Ministry approved guidelines which provide a template on measures for mitigating the impact of roads, railway lines and power lines on wildlife including birds.


The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) had assigned the responsibility to the Wildlife Institute of India to prepare a technical document ‘Eco-friendly measures to mitigate impacts of linear infrastructure on wildlife’ for rail, road and power transmission line planners and managers; forest and wildlife managers and wildlife biologists and other target groups. The Ministry has approved these guidelines which provide a template on measures for mitigating the impact of roads, railway lines and power lines on wildlife including birds. The Wildlife Institute of India, MoEFCC, National Tiger Conservation Authority, National Highways Authority of India and the World Bank Group contributed to the development of the guidelines.

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