A crucial meeting of tiger conservation experts is slated to begin here from Wednesday to chalk out a plan for conservation of the elusive wildcat, officials said.

Union Minister of State for Environment and Forest, Jairam Ramesh is also expected to participate in the three-day meeting that is being organised by Uttarakhand forest department and National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) at Ramnagar near Jim Corbett National park, Director of Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR) R.K. Mishra said.

Some experts from United States will also participate in the meeting, he added.

The participants of the meeting would first study the different aspects related to Corbett Park and later give their recommendations for the conservation of tiger, he said.