Tiger Reserves in India

Scholarship Examination in India

The Tiger Reserves in India is one of the projects undertaken by the wildlife lovers to protect the Indian tigers. The Tiger Reserves in India from the 70’s have undertaken the job to protect the tigers and for this the Project Tiger and Wildlife Protection Act has been put into use.To save this predator from the harmful poachers the Tiger Reserves in India have taken up measures. The Project Tiger was launched in the year 1972 for the conservation of tigers. Here we present you a list of popular tiger reserves in India.

There are 49 tiger reserves in India which are governed by Project Tiger which is administered by the National Tiger Conservation Authority. India is home to 70 percent of tigers in the world. In 2006, there were 1,411 tigers which increased to 1,706 in 2011 and 2,226 in 2014. According to latest statement by Environment Minister, the count had gone up to 2500 in 2016. The question related to Tiger reserve in India will be asked in government entrance exam such as SSC, IBPS, RRB, SBI PO so on.

List of Tiger Reserves in India:

States

Tiger Reserves

Established

Area(sq.KM)

Andhra Pradesh

Nagarjunsagar Srisailam

1382-1383

4896

Arunachal Pradesh

Namdapha

1982-1983

2052

Arunachal Pradesh

Pakhui/Pakke

1999-2000

1199

Assam

Manas

1973-1974

3150

Assam

Nameri

1999-2000

344

Assam

Kaziranga

2006

1174

Bihar

Valmiki

1989-90

899

Chhatisgarh

Indravati

1982-83

2800

Chhattisgarh

Achanakamar

2009

557.5

Chhattisgarh

Udanti Sitanadi

2008-09

1842

Jharkhand

Palamu

1973-74

1130

Karnataka

Bandipur

1973-1974

1450

Karnataka

Bhadra

1998-1999

1064

Karnataka

Nagarhole

1999-2000

1205

Karnataka

Dandeli Anshi

2007

1098

Karnataka

Biligiri Ranganath Temple

2011-2012

575

Keral

Periyar

1973-1974

925

Keral

Parambikulam

2008-2009

644

Madhya Pradesh

Kanha

1973-1974

2052

Madhya Pardesh

Pench

1992-1994

741

Madhya Pradesh

Bandhavagarh

1993-1994

1537

Madhya Pradesh

Panna

1994

1180

Madhya Pradesh

Sanjay-Dubai

2008-2009

1674

Madhya Pradesh

Stpura

2008-2009

1674

Maharashtra

Meight

1973-1974

2769

Maharashtra

Pench

1992-1993

741

Maharashtra

Tdoba-Andheri

1993-1999

1727

Naharashtra

Sahyadri

2009-2010

1165

Maharashtra

Nawegaone

1999-2000

1205

Mahrashtra

Bor

2014

138

Mizoram

Dampa

1994-1995

988

Odisha

Simlipal

1973-1974

2750

Odisha

Satkosia

2008-2009

964

Rajasthan

Ranthambore

1973-1974

1411

Rajasthan

Sariska

1978-1979

1213

Rajasthan

Mukundara Hills

2013

760

Tamilnadu

Kalkad-Mundanthural

1988-1989

162

Tamilnadu

Mudumalai

2007

689

Tamilnadu

Sathyamangalam

2013

1408

Tamilnadu

Anamalai

2007

1480

Telangana

Kawal

2012-2013

2019

Uttar Pradesh

Dudhwa

1987-1988

2201

Uttar Pradesh

Amargarh

2012

80.6

Uttar Pradesh

Pilibhit

2014-2015

730

Uttarakhand

Corbett

1973-1974

1284

Uttarakhand

Rajaji

2014-2015

1150

West Bengal

Sunderbans

1973-1974

2585

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