List of Tiger reserves in India PDF Download

List of Tiger reserves in India

According to the recent data released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 29, 2019, India’s tiger population has risen to 2,967 in 2018 within a span of 12 years.

As per the latest data, the largest survey conducted by the government to map the Tiger Population in India till date was over 381,400 km of forested habitats across 20 states.

Tiger Conservation in India is a very crucial topic as the current number of tigers has been making into the endangered list at a growing pace. However, there has been a mixed outcome from the tiger population graph. Even though a lot of activities like poaching, hunting has been taking place, various organizations along with the government have been trying their best to restore these sets of species.

Tiger Symbol for Power and Energy

Tiger is the National Animal of India and also has a significant position in Indian culture.  Tiger usually symbolizes Power and enormous Energy.

Some interesting facts related to Tigers in India:

  1. Nagpur is also known as the ‘Tiger Capital’ of India 
  2. There are 13 tiger reserves in this Vidharbha (including the Nagpur division of eastern) alone.
  3. The national parks around Nagpur include Umred Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary, Pench National Park, Nagzira-Navegaon Tiger Reserve, Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve, Melghat Tiger Reserve, and Bor Tiger Reserve.
  4. The Climatic condition of this forested region is very appropriate for tiger conservation.

The list of tiger reserves in India is given below:

List of Tiger Reserves in India

Sl. No.StateName of Tiger Reserve
1Andhra PradeshNagarjunsagar Srisailam
2Arunachal PradeshNamdapha National Park
3Arunachal PradeshKamlang Tiger Reserve
4Arunachal PradeshPakke Tiger Reserve
5AssamManas Tiger Reserve
6AssamNameri National Park
7AssamOrang Tiger Reserve
8AssamKaziranga National Park
9BiharValmiki National Park
10ChhattisgarhUdanti-Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary
11ChhattisgarhAchanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary
12ChhattisgarhIndravati Tiger Reserve
13JharkhandPalamau Tiger Reserve
14KarnatakaBandipur Tiger Reserve
15KarnatakaBhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
16KarnatakaDandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve
17KarnatakaNagarahole National Park
18KarnatakaBiligiri Ranganatha Temple Tiger reserve
19KeralaPeriyar Tiger reserve
20KeralaParambikulam Tiger reserve
21Madhya PradeshKanha Tiger reserve
22Madhya PradeshPench Tiger reserve
23Madhya PradeshBandhavgarh Tiger reserve
24Madhya PradeshPanna Tiger reserve
25Madhya PradeshSatpura Tiger reserve
26Madhya PradeshSanjay-Dubri Tiger reserve
27MaharashtraMelghat Tiger reserve
28MaharashtraTadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve
29MaharashtraPench Tiger Reserve
30MaharashtraSahyadri Tiger Reserve
31MaharashtraNagzira Tiger Reserve
32MaharashtraBor Tiger Reserve
33MizoramDampa Tiger Reserve
34OdishaSimilipal Tiger Reserve
35OdishaSatkosia Tiger Reserve
36RajasthanRanthambore Tiger Reserve
37RajasthanSariska Tiger Reserve
38RajasthanMukandra Hills Tiger Reserve
39Tamil NaduKalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve
40Tamil NaduAnamalai Tiger Reserve (Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park)
41Tamil NaduMudumalai Tiger Reserve
42Tamil NaduSathyamangalam Tiger Reserve
43TelanganaKawal  Tiger Reserve
44TelanganaAmrabad Tiger Reserve
45Uttar PradeshDudhwa Tiger Reserve
46Uttar PradeshPilibhit Tiger Reserve
47Uttar PradeshAmangarh Tiger Reserve (buffer zone of Corbett Tiger Reserve)
48UttarakhandJim Corbett National Park
49UttarakhandRajaji Tiger Reserve
50West BengalSunderban National Park
51West BengalBuxa Tiger Reserve

Facts for UPSC: First white tiger sanctuary – Madhya Pradesh (The maiden ‘White Tiger Safari’ was inaugurated in 2016.)Tiger Conservation in India is an important static GK topic for the UPSC exam. For information on various static GK PDF, remaining topics check the article linked here.

List of Tiger reserves in India PDF

Tiger Reserves in India Map

The geographical location of Tiger Reserves in India is shown below:Tiger Reserves in India- Geographical Location

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