“Training is being completed and the calender for each reserve is being drawn, based on the availability of camera traps and field staff.
Once the exercise is completed, information will be shared with the Wildlife Institute of India for documentation.
S R Natesh, Director, BTR, told The New Indian Express that orders were issued by the DC on Sunday, and will come into effect from Monday.
A video of a tractor carrying several people inside the Bandipur Tiger Reserve patrolling road (safari track) alleged to have been occurred two days back has gone viral.
The demand comes at a time when injured wild animals are dying while being shifted to rehabilitation centre for treatment.
Sources said that people from adjoining villages visited the temple and offered prayers to the deity and partook of the meal, leaving behind leftovers, which wildlife experts say could infect animals.