The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has told India that it should exclude the encroached areas of Manas National Park first if it wanted to put the park on the Unesco World Heritage list.
At present, only the park’s wildlife sanctuary features on the list, not the entire
The IUCN is an organisation that works in the field of nature conservation and sustainable use of natural resources.
The organisation has stated this in its evaluation report on the boundary modification proposal of Manas National Park before the 41st World Heritage Committee which will be held in July.
However, the recommendation has already been prescribed to the World Heritage Committee.