Corbett National Park to Have Women Nature Guides for the First Time in its History
News Update: According Corbett Tiger Reserve Officials seven women have been chosen by the Corbett administration after conducting a guide recruitment exam on Wednesday. It is the first time in the history of Corbett when CTR will have women nature guides.
These seven selected women will be registered as nature guides and given responsibilities after a proper training and orientation programme.
In a guide recruitment test held in Ramnagar 488 candidates appeared, out of which 102 were woman. A total of 67 candidates cleared the exam, including seven women.
This is the first time in the history of Corbett Tiger Reserve that women are getting a chance to become nature guides. Till now, males used to dominate this domain. This concept is being implemented to generate livelihood for local women villagers who live in the periphery of the CTR,” said Rahul (who goes by his first name), director, CTR.