The meeting of the ministers, which was chaired by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, also gave its nod for a natural history museum at Kaziranga National Park.
Almost 70 per cent of the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve still under water with as many as 110 of the 223 anti-poaching camps inundated.
According to ASDMA, 1,278 villages in 61 revenue circles have been affected. The 5,73,938 affected people include 1,91,821 women and 1,44,582 children.
Altogether 950 villages under 50 revenue circles are in the grip of the deluge, triggered by incessant rains.
The 14 tiger reserves which have attained the accreditation include Manas Tiger Reserve, Kaziranga Tiger Reserve and Orang Tiger Reserve in Assam.
The police handed the adult female jumbo named Dulumoni and its eight-month-old calf Lakhimi to the Kaziranga National Park authority after registering a case.
A team of officials of the national park visited the spot and his body was sent for post-mortem examination to ascertain cause of the death.
The authorities of the national park informed that a forest guard and a home guard were apprehended by the Bagori range officer.
Kaziranga Field Director, P Sivakumar said since the tiger was old, it possibly could not hunt in the wild and strayed out looking for livestock.
Apprehending poaching by the BJP, Congress is trying to keep its flock together ahead of the declaration of Assembly election results on May 2.
There is a semblance of panic among locals as a tourist from the United States, who had visited Assam, tested positive for Covid-19 in Bhutan. The Kaziranga Utsav has been postponed indefinitely.
Once completed, this will possibly be India’s longest flyover. Officials of the park said the flyover would help secure the free movement of the animals.
Starting even before the monsoon, the Brahmaputra and 100 of its tributaries have breached their banks in the last 10 weeks.
Flood-besieged animals fall prey to tribesmen in Karbi Anglong who hunt them for meat.