Wildlife Crime Control Bureau
IInd Floor, Trikoot-I
Bhikajicama Place, New Delhi
Ph:+91-11-26182484 Fax: +91-11-26160751
Wildlife Crime Control Bureau is a statutory multi-disciplinary body established by the Government of India under the Ministry of Environment and Forests, to combat organized wildlife crime in the country. The Bureau has its headquarter in New Delhi and five regional offices at Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai and Jabalpur; three sub-regional offices at Guwahati, Amritsar and Cochin; and five border units at Ramanathapuram, Gorakhpur, Motihari, Nathula and Moreh. Under Section 38 (Z) of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972, it is mandated to collect and collate intelligence related to organized wildlife crime activities and to disseminate the same to State and other enforcement agencies for immediate action so as to apprehend the criminals; to establish a centralized wildlife crime data bank; co-ordinate actions by various agencies in connection with the enforcement of the provisions of the Act; assist foreign authorities and international organization concerned to facilitate co-ordination and universal action for wildlife crime control; capacity building of the wildlife crime enforcement agencies for scientific and professional investigation into wildlife crimes and assist State Governments to ensure success in prosecutions related to wildlife crimes; and advise the Government of India on issues relating to wildlife crimes having national and international ramifications, relevant policy and laws. It also assists and advises the Customs authorities in inspection of the consignments of flora & fauna as per the provisions of Wild Life Protection Act, CITES and EXIM Policy governing such an item.
One Day Sensitization Program was conducted for Forest/Wildlife, Customs, DRI, CISF & CELEBI Officials at CSOI Vinay Marg, Chanakyapuri, New DelhiOne Day Sensitization Program was conducted for Panchayati Raj Institutions leaders at Sariska Tiger Reserve on 27.02.2015.15159 mongoose hair brushes seized in ErnakulamIvory Articles seized at bidhannagar, West BengalTiger Body parts seized at Kamakhya, GuwahatiOne Day Sensitization Program was conducted for Indian Coast Guard Officials at Kochi, Kerala on 10.03.2015 by WCCB Regional Office, Chennai.One Day Sensitization Program was conducted for Panchayati Raj Institutions leaders at Anamalai Tiger Reserve on 31.03.2015In a joint operation conducted by the Officers of WCCB and UP-STF, 3 Leopard skins were seized near Greater Noida, UP on 24-03-2015.
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