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| Last Updated:: 03/08/2020

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, 2020)

 

Sl. No.
Name of Site
State Location
Date of Declaration
Area 
(in Sq. km.)
1
Asthamudi Wetland
Kerala
19.8.2002
614
2
Beas Conservation Reserve
Punjab
26.9.2019
64.289
3
Bhitarkanika Mangroves
Orissa
19.8.2002
650
4
Bhoj Wetlands
Madhya Pradesh
19.8.2002
32.01
5
Chandertal Wetland
Himachal Pradesh
8.11.2005
0.49
6
Chilka Lake
Orissa
1.10.1981
1165
7
Deepor Beel
Assam
19.8.2002
40
8
East Kolkata Wetlands
West Bengal
19.8.2002
125
9
Harike Lake
Punjab
23.3.1990
41
10
Hokera Wetland
Jammu and Kashmir
8.11.2005
13.75
11
Kanjli Lake
Punjab
22.1.2002
1.83
12
Keoladeo Ghana NP
Rajasthan
1.10.1981
28.73
13
Keshopur-Miani Community Reserve
Punjab
26.9.2019
3.439
14
Kolleru Lake
Andhra Pradesh
19.8.2002
901
15
Loktak Lake
Manipur
23.3.1990
266
16
Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary
Gujarat
24.09.2012
120
17
Nandur Madhameshwar
Maharashtra
21.6.2019
14.37
18
Nangal Wildlife Sanctuary
Punjab
26.9.2019
1.16
19
Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary
Uttar Pradesh
19.9.2019
2.246
20
Parvati Agra Bird Sanctuary
Uttar Pradesh
2.12.2019
7.22
21
Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary
Tamil Nadu
19.8.2002
385
22
Pong Dam Lake
Himachal Pradesh
19.8.2002
156.62
23
Renuka Wetland
Himachal Pradesh
8.11.2005
0.2
24
Ropar Lake
Punjab
22.1.2002
13.65
25
Rudrasagar Lake
Tripura
8.11.2005
2.4
26
Saman Bird Sanctuary
Uttar Pradesh
2.12.2019
52.63
27
Samaspur Bird Sanctuary
Uttar Pradesh
3.10.2019
79.94
28
Sambhar Lake
Rajasthan
23.3.1990
240
29
Sandi Bird Sanctuary
Uttar Pradesh
26.9.2019
30.85
30
Sarsai Nawar Jheel
Uttar Pradesh
19.9.2019
16.13
31
Sasthamkotta Lake
Kerala
19.8.2002
3.73
32
Sunderbans Wetland
West Bengal
30.1.2019
4230
33
Surinsar-Mansar Lakes
Jammu and Kashmir
8.11.2005
3.5
34
Tsomoriri Lake
Jammu and Kashmir
19.8.2002
120
35
Upper Ganga River
(Brijghat to Narora Stretch)
Uttar Pradesh
8.11.2005
265.9
36
Vembanad Kol Wetland
Kerala
19.8.2002
1512.5
37
Wular Lake
Jammu & Kashmir
23.3.1990
189
 

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

 

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Map of RAMSAR Wetland Sites in India (As on August, 2020)