International Tiger Day: 29 July

International Tiger Day is being celebrated every year on 29 July to raise awareness about tiger conservation. In Madhya Pradesh, State Tiger Foundation Society of Forest Department has organized wall painting competition in 6 cities to raise awareness and support for tiger conservation. 
As per latest tiger counting (in 2014), Madhya Pradesh has 308 big cats. India’s track record with tiger populations has been encouraging. India is home to 70% of tigers in the world. 
Source- AIR World Service
Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018- 
  • In 2010 the International Tigers Day was first created at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit.