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.
A sensitization program was conducted for the member of Panchayati Raj Institutions and Anti-Poaching watchers at Mudumalai TR on 22/07/2014.WCCB SR conducted one day sensitization program for RPF, State Police and CISF officers at Ernakulam, Kerala on 11/07/2014.Sensitization Program for ASI and Constables of BSF at STC, BangaloreOn 13.05.14 one day Sensitization Program was conducted for PRIs representatives at Jheel Mil Jheel Conservation Reserve, Haridwar, Uttarakhand.On 15.05.14 one day Sensitization Program was conducted for BSF personnel at RTC Chaawla, Delhi.On 13.06.2014 one day Sensitization Program was conducted for BSF personnel at STC Jodhpur, Rajasthan.On 24.06.14 one day Sensitization Program will be conducted for BSF personnel at STC Jammu, J & K.On 25.06.14 one day Sensitization Program for PRIs representatives at Nandini & Ramnagar Wild Life Sanctuary will be conducted at, Jammu, J & K.Information regarding movement of Bheema Bawaria was provided to Lansdowne Forest Division and he was arrested on 16.05.2014Apprehension of 2 Bawaria poachers on 16.05.14 from Kotadi Range of Lansdowne Forest Division, Kotdwar, Uttarakhand.On 01.06.14 acting on the intelligence provided by WCCB one leopard skin was seized and 2 persons arrested at Himachal PradeshWCCB SR conducted sensitization program for Indian Coast Guard officers at Kochi on 20.06.2014WCCB SR conducted sensitization program for BSF officers at Bangalore on 23.06.2014One day Sensitization program was conducted for the Assistant Commandant Trainees of BSF on 11th June 2014.One day Sensitization program was conducted for the Constable Trainees, Instructors and Officers of BSF at BSF Academy on 12th June 2014.One day Sensitization Program for stake holders and panchayat local leaders was conducted at Ramanathapuram on 10.06.2014One day Sensitization Program for Naval officers was conducted at Rameshwaram on 11.06.2014Tiger Skin seized at Karumathampatty, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on 14th June 2014Sensitization Programme for the BSF personnel at BSF STC Chakur, MaharashtraSensitization programme for Panchayati Raj Institution leaders held at Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve.Elephant tusk seized at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.Inter – agency coordination meeting on organized wildlife crime issues held in Patna on 21st May 2014Tiger skin seized at Coimbatore.
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