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TIGER RESERVES IN INDIA LIST
Government Of India has launched the ‘Project Tiger’ in the year 1973 for conserving the National Animal, the Tiger . From 9 Tiger Reserves initially, the coverage under the Project Tiger has been increased to 50 Tiger Reserves spread in 18 states. Tiger Reserves cover 2.21% geographical area of the country.
‘Project Tiger’ is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change . It provides assistance to the tiger States for the conservation of tigers in designated tiger reserves.
National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) is a statutory body of the Ministry . It plays a supervisory role & performs activities to conserve the Tiger according to the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
TIGER RESERVES LIST:
|Name of the Tiger Reserve||State||Comments|
|1.Nagarjuna Sagar – Srisailam||Andhra Pradesh||1.It is located on the hills of Nallamalas, part of the Eastern Ghats.|
|Arunachal Pradesh||1.Namdapha Tiger Reserve is the easternmost Tiger Reserve of the country,located at the junction of the Indian Sub-continent and Indo-China Biogeographic Regions.
2.Pakke and Nameri Tiger Reserves are situated North of the river Brahmaputra.
3.Kamlang is the 50th Tiger Reserve of the Project Tiger.
|Assam||1.Manas is unique being a Natural UNESCOWorld Heritage Site,
a Tiger Reserve, an Elephant Reserve, a Biosphere Reserve and an Important Bird Area.
2.Nameri is famous for the white winged wood duck.
3.Kaziranga is an UNESCO World Heritage Site.The river Diffalu,Moradifalu tributaries of the Brahmaputra, flows through the reserve.
4.Orang National park is the oldest game reserve of the State,located on the northen bank of the Brahmaputra
|1.Valmiki||Bihar||1.Valmiki is located on the foothills of Himalayas on the north-west side of Bihar, in the West Champaran district.
3.Udanti – Sitanadi
|Chattisgarh||1.The river Maniyari,tributary of Seonath which itself is tributary of Mahanadi passes through the Achanakmar reserve.
2.The perennial river ‘Indravati’ forms the boundary of the Indravati reserve on the Northern and western side of the Reserve.
3.The Udanti core area of the Udanti – Sitanadi Tiger Reserve was declared as Udanti Wildlife Sanctuary in 1984 .
1.Palamau is located in the western part of Chotanagpur plateau, area is very rich in minerals like Bauxite and Coal.
5.Biligiri Ranganatha Temple
|Karnataka||1.Bandipur is located between Western ghats & Deccan Plateau.
2.Bhadra Reserve is located in the Western Ghats, is well drained by the river Bhadra and its tributaries
3.Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve comprises of Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary and Anshi National Park, which are contiguous in the Western Ghats.
4. The Nagahole reserve is part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve & named after a small river ‘Nagarahole’which meanders within the habitat
5.The Biligiri Ranganatha Temple tiger reserve is in the middle of the bridge between Western and Eastern ghats in South India & derives its name from ‘BILIGIRI ‘, the white rocky cliff that has a temple of Lord Vishnu.
|Kerala||1.Parambikulam Tiger Reserve is a combination of Malabar & Deccan elements , it has unique habitats like montane and marshy grasslands, locally known as ‘vayals’.
2.Two major rivers namely Periyar and Pamba drain the area of Periyar Tiger Reserve. Mullaperiyar Dam is located within the Reserve.
|Madhya Pradesh||1.Kanha is located in the “Maikal” ranges of the Satpuras
2.Pench Reserve derives its name from the Pench River, which meanders along the Reserve.
3.Panna Reserve is located in the Vindhyan Ranges,characterized with a ‘Table Top’ topography.
4. Satpura Reserve was declared as the first Bio-sphere reserve of India in 1999.
5.Bandhavgarh is located between the Vindhyan and Satpura ranges of Madhya Pradesh,it has highest density of Royal Bengal Tigers.
6.Sanjay Dubri consists of Sanjay National Park and Dubri Sanctuary
2.Tadhobi – Andhari
4.Nawegaon – Nagzira
1.The Melghat area is drained by the tributaries of Tapti.Geologically the area is classified as Deccan trap with underlying basalt.
2.Tadhobi is located in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra . Linked to Kawal & Indravati Tiger Reserves.
3.Bor includes the drainage basin of the Bor dam.
4.Nawegaon has a low occupancy of tigers but has linkages with Kanha, Pench, Tadhobi Reserves.
5.Sahayadri is located in the Sahayadri ranges of the Western Ghats.Forms a common boundary between Maharashtra,Karnataka, Goa.
|1.Dampa||Mizoram||1.It is located on the western part of the Mizoram, bound by Chittagong hill tracts of Bangladesh|
|Odisha||1.Located in the Mayurbhunj District, the northern most part of Odisha.
2.River Mahanadi flows through the reserve. It is located in the heartland of Odisha.
|Rajasthan||1.Ranthambhore is located at the junction of Aravalis and Vindhyan ranges.
2.It is spread over Aravalis & nearest to the New Delhi.
3.It is named after 2 hills which are part of Vindhyan Range & extend from river Chambal to Kalisindh
|Tamil Nadu||1.located on the southern side of the South Western Ghat.
2.It is situated along the Western Ghats in Erode District of Tamil Nadu
3.Located on the North eastern and North Western slopes of Nilgiris, descending to the Mysore plateau.
|Telangana||1.Earlier it is a part of the Nagarjunasagar – Srisailam Tiger Reserve,post bifurcation the reserve in Telangana is named as the Amrabad Tiger Reserve.
2.It is located along the banks of river Godavari.
|Uttar Pradesh||1.It consists of Dudhwa National Park, Kishanpur & Katerniaghat sanctuaries.
2.The river Gomti originates in the reserve & Sarada Sagar dam is along the border of the Reserve.
|Uttarakhand||1.Located on the foothills of the Himalayas, rivers Sonanadi, Ramganga, Pallaen flow through the Reserve.
2.is situated in the foothills of the Shivalik Range of Himalayas. It is covered by Sal forests.