India, Aug. 12 -- Proceeds from the Man vs Wild show with Bear Grylls and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, shot in Corbett in February, and aired on Monday night on Discovery channel, will be donated for a national cause, according to officials from the Prime Minister's Office and the broadcaster.

According to officials, the channel is looking at supporting wildlife conservation in India. "The proceeds will go towards conservation. We are figuring out with the PMO if it will go to tiger conservation, the PM?Relief Fund, or for Namami Gange," said a Discovery spokesperson.

The Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand, where the show was shot, has at least 250 tigers according to forest officials who based their estimate on the latest nation...