RAMSAR Wetland Sites

(Photo: Sangeeta Angom, Loktak Lake, Manipur)

What is RAMSAR Wetland Sites

The Ramsar Convention is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable utilization of wetlands, recognizing the fundamental ecological functions of wetlands and their economic, cultural, scientific, and recreational value. Click to know more on Ramsar sites in India

 

RAMSAR WETLANDS SITES (As on August, 2021)

 

 

 

Sl. No.

Name of Site

State Location

Date of Declaration

Area 
(in Sq. km.)

1

Kolleru Lake

Andhra Pradesh

19.8.2002

901

2

Deepor Beel

Assam

19.8.2002

40

3

Kabartal Wetland

Bihar

21.07.2020

26.20

4

Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary

Gujarat

24.09.2012

120

5

Thol Lake Wildlife Sanctuary

Gujarat

05.04.2021

6.99

6

Wadhvana Wetland

Gujarat

05.04.2021

6.30

7

Sultanpur National Park

Haryana

25.05.2021

1.425

8

Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary

Haryana

25.05.2021

4.12

9

Chandertal Wetland

Himachal Pradesh

8.11.2005

0.49

10

Pong Dam Lake

Himachal Pradesh

19.8.2002

156.62

11

Renuka Wetland

Himachal Pradesh

8.11.2005

0.2

12

Wular Lake

Jammu & Kashmir

23.3.1990

189

13

Hokera Wetland

Jammu and Kashmir

8.11.2005

13.75

14

Surinsar-Mansar Lakes

Jammu and Kashmir

8.11.2005

3.5

15

Tsomoriri Lake

Jammu and Kashmir

19.8.2002

120

16

Asthamudi Wetland

Kerala

19.8.2002

614

17

Sasthamkotta Lake

Kerala

19.8.2002

3.73

18

Vembanad Kol Wetland

Kerala

19.8.2002

1512.5

19

Tso Kar Wetland Complex

Ladakh

17.11.2020

95.77

20

Bhoj Wetlands

Madhya Pradesh

19.8.2002

32.01

21

Lonar Lake

Maharashtra

22.7.2020

4.27

22

Nandur Madhameshwar

Maharashtra

21.6.2019

14.37

23

Loktak Lake

Manipur

23.3.1990

266

24

Bhitarkanika Mangroves

Orissa

19.8.2002

650

25

Chilka Lake

Orissa

1.10.1981

1165

26

Beas Conservation Reserve

Punjab

26.9.2019

64.289

27

Harike Lake

Punjab

23.3.1990

41

28

Kanjli Lake

Punjab

22.1.2002

1.83

29

Keshopur-Miani Community Reserve

Punjab

26.9.2019

3.439

30

Nangal Wildlife Sanctuary

Punjab

26.9.2019

1.16

31

Ropar Lake

Punjab

22.1.2002

13.65

32

Keoladeo Ghana NP

Rajasthan

1.10.1981

28.73

33

Sambhar Lake

Rajasthan

23.3.1990

240

34

Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary

Tamil Nadu

19.8.2002

385

35

Rudrasagar Lake

Tripura

8.11.2005

2.4

36

Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh

19.9.2019

2.246

37

Parvati Agra Bird Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh

2.12.2019

7.22

38

Saman Bird Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh

2.12.2019

52.63

39

Samaspur Bird Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh

3.10.2019

79.94

40

Sandi Bird Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh

26.9.2019

30.85

41

Sarsai Nawar Jheel

Uttar Pradesh

19.9.2019

16.13

42

Sur Sarovar

Uttar Pradesh

21.8.2020

4.31

43

Upper Ganga River
(Brijghat to Narora Stretch)

Uttar Pradesh

8.11.2005

265.9

44

Asan Conservation Reserve

Uttarakhand

21.7.2020

4.444

45

East Kolkata Wetlands

West Bengal

19.8.2002

125

46

Sunderbans Wetland

West Bengal

30.1.2019

4230

 

 

 

  (Source:  Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India)

 

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Map of RAMSAR Wetland Sites in India (As on August, 2021)