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, 2023)

 

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

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2.                    

Kamlang Tiger Reserve

Arunachal Pradesh

2016-2017

2015

671.00

112.00

783.00

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3.                    

Namdapha Tiger Reserve

Arunachal Pradesh

1982- 1983

1987

1,807.82

245.00

2,052.82

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4.                    

Pakke Tiger Reserve

Arunachal Pradesh

1999-2000

2012

683.45

515.00

1,198.45

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5.                    

Kaziranga Tiger Reserve

Assam

2008-2009

2007

625.58

548.00

1,173.58

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6.                    

Manas Tiger Reserve

Assam

1973-1974

2008

526.22

2,310.88

2,837.10

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7.                    

Nameri Tiger Reserve

Assam

1999-2000

2000

320.00

144.00

464.00

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8.                    

Orang Tiger Reserve

Assam 

2016

2016

79.28

413.18

492.46

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9.                    

Valmiki  Tiger Reserve

Bihar

1989-1990

2012

598.45

300.93

899.38

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10.                

Achanakmar  Tiger Reserve

Chhattisgarh

2008-2009

2009

626.195

287.82

914.01

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11.                

Indravati Tiger Reserve

Chhattisgarh

1982-1983

2009

1,258.37

1,540.70

2,799.07

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12.                

Udanti-Sitanadi Tiger Reserve

Chhattisgarh

2008-2009

2009

851.09

991.45

1,842.54

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13.                

Palamau Tiger Reserve

Jharkhand

1973-1974

2012

414.08

715.85

1,129.93

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14.                

Bandipur Tiger Reserve

Karnataka

1973-1974

2007

872.24

584.06

1,456.30

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15.                

Bhadra Tiger Reserve

Karnataka

1994-1995

2007

492.46

571.83

1,064.29

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16.                

Biligiri Ranganatha Temple  Tiger Reserve

Karnataka

2010-2011

2011

359.1

215.72

574.82

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17.                

Dandeli-Anshi (Kali) Tiger Reserve

Karnataka

2008-2009

2007

814.884

282.63

1,097.51

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18.                

Nagarahole Tiger Reserve

Karnataka

2008-2009

2007

643.35

562.41

1,205.76

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19.                

Parambikulam Tiger Reserve

Kerala

2008-2009

2009

390.89

252.77

643.66

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20.                

Periyar Tiger Reserve

Kerala

1978-1979

2007

881.00

44.00

925.00

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21.                

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve

Madhya Pradesh

1993-1994

2007

716.90

820.03

1,536.93

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22.                

Kanha Tiger Reserve

Madhya Pradesh

1973-1974

2007

917.43

1,134.36

2,051.79

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23.                

Panna Tiger Reserve

Madhya Pradesh

1993-1994

2007

576.13

1,021.97

1,598.10

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24.                

Pench Tiger Reserve

Madhya Pradesh

1992-1993

2007

411.33

768.30

1,179.63

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25.                

Sanjay-Dubri Tiger Reserve

Madhya Pradesh

2008-2009

2011

812.57

861.93

1,674.50

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26.                

Satpura Tiger Reserve

Madhya Pradesh

1999-2000

2007

1,339.26

794.04

2,133.30

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27.                

Bor Tiger Reserve

Maharashtra

2014

2012

138.12

678.15

816.27

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28.                

Melghat Tiger Reserve

Maharashtra

1973-1974

2007

1,500.49

1,268.03

2,768.52

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29.                

Nawegaon-Nagzira Tiger Reserve

Maharashtra

2013-2014

2013

653.67

1,241.27

1,894.94

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30.                

Pench Tiger Reserve

Maharashtra

1998-1999

2007

257.26

483.96

741.22

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31.                

Sahyadri  Tiger Reserve

Maharashtra

2009-2010

2012

600.12

565.45

1,165.57

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32.                

Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve

Maharashtra

1993-1994

2007

625.82

1,101.77

1,727.59

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33.                

Dampa Tiger Reserve

Mizoram

1994-1995

2007

500.00

488.00

988.00

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34.                

Satkosia Tiger Reserve

Odisha

2008-2009

2007

523.61

440.26

963.87

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35.                

Similipal Tiger Reserve

Odisha

1973-1974

2007

1,194.75

1,555.25

2750.00

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36.                

Mukandra Hills  Tiger Reserve

Rajasthan

2013-2014

2013

417.17

342.82

759.99

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37.                

Ramgarh Vishdhari Tiger Reserve

Rajasthan

2022

2022

481.91

1,019.98

1,501.89

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38.                

Ranthambore Tiger Reserve

Rajasthan

1973-1974

2007

1,113.36

297.92

1,411.29

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39.                

Sariska Tiger Reserve

Rajasthan

1978-1979

2007

881.11

332.23

1,213.34

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40.                

Anamalai  Tiger Reserve

Tamil Nadu  

2008-2009

2007

958.59

521.28

1,479.87

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41.                

Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve

Tamil Nadu

1988-1989

2007

895.00

706.54

1,601.54

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42.                

Mudumalai Tiger Reserve

Tamil Nadu

2008-2009

2007

321.00

367.59

688.59

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43.                

Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve

Tamil Nadu

2013-2014

2013

793.49

614.91

1,408.40

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44.                

Srivilliputhur Megamalai Tiger Reserve

Tamil Nadu

2020-2021

2021

641.86

374.70

1,016.57

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45.                

Amrabad Tiger Reserve

Telangana

2014-2015

2015

2,166.37

445.02

2,611.39

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46.                

Kawal  Tiger Reserve

Telangana

2012-2013

2012

893.23

1,123.21

2,015.44

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47.                

Dudhwa  Tiger Reserve

Uttar Pradesh

1987-1988

2007

1,093.79

1,107.98

2,201.77

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48.                

Pilibhit  Tiger Reserve

Uttar Pradesh

2014

2014

602.798

127.45

730.25

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49.                

Ranipur  Tiger Reserve

Uttar Pradesh

2022-2023

2022

230.31

299.05

529.36

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Amanagarh buffer*

Uttar Pradesh

2012-2013

2012

-

80.60

80.60

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50.                

Corbett Tiger Reserve

Uttarakhand

1973-1974

2010

821.99

466.32

1288.31

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51.                

Rajaji Tiger Reserve

Uttarakhand

2015

2015

819.54

255.63

1075.17

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52.                

Buxa Tiger Reserve

West Bengal

1982-1983

2009

390.58

367.32

7,57.90

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53.                

Sunderbans Tiger Reserve

West Bengal

1973-1974

2007

1,699.62

885.27

2,584.89

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