India is estimated to have a tiger population of 2967, as per the Tiger Status Report, 2018 of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. India has 70 per cent of the world’s tiger population and there are 13 tiger range countries in the world. 
The  Guinness World Records  has recognized India’s efforts as the world’s  largest camera trap survey of wildlife.  
The Heads of the Governments of Tiger Range countries at St. Petersburg, Russia, had resolved to double tiger numbers across their global range by 2022 by signing the St. Petersburg declaration on tiger conservation. 
The declaration had  decided to celebrate July 29 as ‘Global Tiger Day’ across the world to spread and generate awareness on tiger conservation, the ministry said in a media statement. 
   ”Corbett Tiger Reserve had the largest population at about 231 tigers; Bandhavgarh, Bandipur, Nagarhole, Mudumalai and Kaziranga each had over a hundred tigers, while Dudhwa, Kanha, Tadoba, Sathyamangalam and Sundarban had over 80 tigers each. These tiger reserves are important source populations for their landscapes, ” the status report pointed out.   

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