Nepal celebrated the year 2011 as the’ Zero Poaching Year’. But it is now understood that the year was actually not the year of zero poaching. Eight smugglers are now facing jail sentences for slaughtering Rhinos and some have confessed to killing Rhino in 2011. It is said that Department of National Park and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC) hid the incidence of rhino killed in February 21, 2011. NPR 5 million was spent in the celebration of the ‘Zero Poaching Year’.