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| Last Updated:: 16/01/2024

Tiger Reserves

 

(Photo: B. Navaneethan, Bandhavgarh TR)

Tiger Reserves:

Project Tiger was launched by the Government of India in the year 1973 to save the endangered species of tiger in the country. 

 

 

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Tiger Reserves of India (as on January, 2024)

 

S. No.

Name of Tiger Reserve

State

Year of Inclusion under Project Tiger

Year of Notification/
Re-notification under Section 38V, WPA, 1972, India

Area of the core / critical tiger habitat (In Sq. Km.)

Area of the buffer / peripheral
(In Sq. Km.)

Total area
(In Sq.Km.)

Gazette Notification

1.

Nagarjunsagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve

Andhra Pradesh

1982-1983

2007

2,595.72

700.59

3,296.31

PDF

2.

Kamlang Tiger Reserve

Arunachal Pradesh

2016-2017

2015

671.00

112.00

783.00

PDF

3.

Namdapha Tiger Reserve

Arunachal Pradesh

1982- 1983

1987

1,807.82

245.00

2,052.82

PDF

4.

Pakke Tiger Reserve

Arunachal Pradesh

1999-2000

2012

683.45

515.00

1,198.45

PDF

5.

Kaziranga Tiger Reserve

Assam

2008-2009

2007

625.58

548.00

1,173.58

PDF

6.

Manas Tiger Reserve

Assam

1973-1974

2008

526.22

2,310.88

2,837.10

PDF

7.

Nameri Tiger Reserve

Assam

1999-2000

2000

320.00

144.00

464.00

PDF

8.

Orang Tiger Reserve

Assam 

2016

2016

79.28

413.18

492.46

PDF

9.

Valmiki Tiger Reserve

Bihar

1989-1990

2012

598.45

300.93

899.38

PDF

10.

Achanakmar Tiger Reserve

Chhattisgarh

2008-2009

2009

626.195

287.82

914.01

PDF

11.

Indravati Tiger Reserve

Chhattisgarh

1982-1983

2009

1,258.37

1,540.70

2,799.07

PDF

12.

Udanti-Sitanadi Tiger Reserve

Chhattisgarh

2008-2009

2009

851.09

991.45

1,842.54

PDF

13.

Palamau Tiger Reserve

Jharkhand

1973-1974

2012

414.08

715.85

1,129.93

PDF

14.

Bandipur Tiger Reserve

Karnataka

1973-1974

2007

872.24

584.06

1,456.30

PDF

15.

Bhadra Tiger Reserve

Karnataka

1994-1995

2007

492.46

571.83

1,064.29

PDF

16.

Biligiri Ranganatha Temple Tiger Reserve

Karnataka

2010-2011

2011

359.1

215.72

574.82

PDF

17.

Dandeli-Anshi (Kali) Tiger Reserve

Karnataka

2008-2009

2007

814.884

282.63

1,097.51

PDF

18.

Nagarahole Tiger Reserve

Karnataka

2008-2009

2007

643.35

562.41

1,205.76

PDF

19.

Parambikulam Tiger Reserve

Kerala

2008-2009

2009

390.89

252.77

643.66

PDF

20.

Periyar Tiger Reserve

Kerala

1978-1979

2007

881.00

44.00

925.00

PDF

21.

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve

Madhya Pradesh

1993-1994

2007

716.90

820.03

1,536.93

PDF

22.

Kanha Tiger Reserve

Madhya Pradesh

1973-1974

2007

917.43

1,134.36

2,051.79

PDF

23.

Panna Tiger Reserve

Madhya Pradesh

1993-1994

2007

576.13

1,021.97

1,598.10

PDF

24.

Pench Tiger Reserve

Madhya Pradesh

1992-1993

2007

411.33

768.30

1,179.63

PDF

25.

Sanjay-Dubri Tiger Reserve

Madhya Pradesh

2008-2009

2011

812.57

861.93

1,674.50

PDF

26.

Satpura Tiger Reserve

Madhya Pradesh

1999-2000

2007

1,339.26

794.04

2,133.30

PDF

27.

Veerangana Durgavati Tiger Reserve

Madhya Pradesh

-

2023

1414.006

--

1414.006

PDF

28.

Bor Tiger Reserve

Maharashtra

2014

2012

138.12

678.15

816.27

PDF

29.

Melghat Tiger Reserve

Maharashtra

1973-1974

2007

1,500.49

1,268.03

2,768.52

PDF

30.

Nawegaon-Nagzira Tiger Reserve

Maharashtra

2013-2014

2013

653.67

1,241.27

1,894.94

PDF

31.

Pench Tiger Reserve

Maharashtra

1998-1999

2007

257.26

483.96

741.22

PDF

32.

Sahyadri Tiger Reserve

Maharashtra

2009-2010

2012

600.12

565.45

1,165.57

PDF

33.

Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve

Maharashtra

1993-1994

2007

625.82

1,101.77

1,727.59

PDF

34.

Dampa Tiger Reserve

Mizoram

1994-1995

2007

500.00

488.00

988.00

PDF

35.

Satkosia Tiger Reserve

Odisha

2008-2009

2007

523.61

440.26

963.87

PDF

36.

Similipal Tiger Reserve

Odisha

1973-1974

2007

1,194.75

1,555.25

2750.00

PDF

37.

Mukandra Hills Tiger Reserve

Rajasthan

2013-2014

2013

417.17

342.82

759.99

PDF

38.

Ramgarh Vishdhari Tiger Reserve

Rajasthan

2022

2022

481.91

1,019.98

1,501.89