While genetic diversity across a population improves their chances of survival in the future, the study said population fragmentation of tigers can decrease this variation, and endanger them further.
Keeping a tab on the movement of tigers from the back of elephants in the absence a radio collar is an effective alternative method.
The officials discussed the need to implement the measures that are already in place to protect tigers migrating between Tadoba, Indravati and Kawal tiger reserves.
In the campaign video, the 39-year-old actor encourages people to be a part of this initiative by helping the nearly extinct species by donating towards the cause to help conserve the habitat.
Activist Giridhar Kulkarni said the forest areas in and around the proposed highway alignment are home to species like tiger, leopard, gaur, dhole and great Indian hornbill among others