The Assam government announced on 7 November 2013 the high security measures against poachers of the world heritage site Kaziranga National Park.
N V Basu , the Field Director of the park explained that in a bid to enhance security of its inhabitants including precious rhinos, eight high security towers known as Electronic Eye are being set up in the first phase.
These towers will give a clear view of the park which can be accessed at several places. The electronic tower is likely to serve its purpose particularly during night times as rampant poaching incident occurs mostly at night time.
Kaziranga National Park will be the second park in the India to take such high security measures.
About Kaziranga National Park
• Kaziranga National Park is a national park in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam, India.
• Kaziranga is a title of a remarkable success story of conservation of the One Horned India Rhinoceros and other wild lives in the North East India.
• It is not only the homeland of the Great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros, but also provides shelter to a variety of wild lives.
• It is a World Heritage Site; the park hosts two-thirds of the world's Great One-horned Rhinoceroses.