Measures to Preserve India's Heritage
Q. The Indian Board of Wildlife was established in
Q. When was the Wildlife Protection Act enacted in India?
Q. When was the Indian Board of Wildlife established?
Q. This pan-India wildlife research organisation has been promoting the cause of nature conservation since 1883. Its mission is to protect India's biological diversity through action based on research, education, and public awareness. Many prominent naturalists, including Salim Ali, have been associated with this organisation. Identify this organisation.
- The Natural Club
- Gujarat Ecological Foundation
- Bombay Natural History Society
- The Oceana Conservation Society
Q. This Act was passed in 1972 to protect the flaura and fauna in India. It established schedules of protected plant and animal species. It prohibited the cultivation of endemic plants and banned the practice of hunting. This Act was amended six times and the latest amendment was done in 2008. Name this Act.
- Biological Diversity Act
- Wildlife Conservation Act
- Wildlife Protection Act
- Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act
Q. The Wildlife Protection Act was enacted in
to protect animals and birds in national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, and bio-reserves in India.
Q. The Bombay Natural History Society was established in
Q. How can we create and spread awareness about India's cultural heritage?
- By visiting places of historical importance like monuments and museums.
- By educating the general public to not deface and damage National Monuments.
- By organising cultural heritage festivals and street plays.
- By inculcating cultural heritage in the learning curriculum in schools.
Q. How does the Government of India preserve natural wildlife of the country?
- Heritage Monuments
Q. The Wildlife Protection Act was enacted in which year?