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.
Two persons were apprehended and 4 pieces of Elephant tusk weighing 2.3 Kgs was recovered.Joint raid was conducted on 08.01.2015 at the Natun Bazar market area of Karbi Anglong Dist. AssamOver 2000 Live Turtles seized in a Joint Operation in West BengalTwo Days Training Program on ‘Prevention of Wildlife Crime & Investigation’ for the Forest & Police Officers of Tripura was conducted at AgartalaSuspected illegal ivory trader targeted in INTERPOL operation arrested in ZambiaSensitization Program for Panchayat Raj Institutions held at Bhadra Tiger Reserve, Karnataka on 22.12.2014 by WCCB Regional Office, Chennai.Two Days Capacity Building Training Program for Forest & Police Department officials was conducted at Bhadra Tiger Reserve, KarnatakaLeopard skin seized at Chikmagalur.Two Days Capacity Building Training Program for Madhya Pradesh State Forest & Police Department officials was conducted at Balaghat, Madhya PradeshTwo Days Capacity Building Training Program for Haryana State Forest & Police Department officials was conducted at Pinjore, HaryanaSeizure of 2 Nos Leopard Claws in Joint Raid of WCCB and Forest Department, MaharasthraTurtles seized at Borivali, Mumbai3 persons detained with Sand BoaTwo Days Training Program for field Personal of Maharashtra State Forest & Police Department officials was conducted at Sindhudurg, MaharashtraSensitization Programme for Panchayat Raj Institutions held at Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Tiger Reserve Karnataka on 10.12.2014Two Days capacity building training program for Forest & police officers at Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Tiger reserve, Samraj Nagara, KarnatakaOne day sensitization program for Indian Coast Guard officers was conducted at Kochi on 16.12.2014 by WCCB Regional Office, Chennai.Sensitization Programme for Panchayat Raj Institutions held at Sunderban Tiger Reserve West Bengal on 04.12.2014 by WCCB Regional Office, Kolkata.Seizure of birds in illegal tradeTurtles seized and accused apprehendedPrime Minister's National Relief Fund
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