Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the ‘Project Tiger’?
1. ‘Project Tiger’ was launched in the year 1973 with 50 tiger reserves across the country to ensure maintenance of available population of tigers in India.
2. It follows a core/buffer strategy where the core areas have the legal status of a national park or a sanctuary, whereas the buffer areas are a mix of forest and non-forest land.
3. It is a centrally sponsored scheme by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change.
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