Elephant Corridor

Govt. is very keen to provide a protective environment to the elephant as lot of concern has been shown by the people for the accidental death of the elephant due to electrocution. It has become necessary to meticulously plan and execute a standard protocol in energy system throughout the State in a phased manner to provide space for the safe movement of the elephants without any hazard from the infrastructure of the electrical installations. Since, the death of elephants have grown in number in last few years Energy Department contemplates to proactively take steps in consultation with the stakeholders including F&E Department. Rs.21 core has been provided in the budget during Financial Year 2013-14 for this purpose.