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| Last Updated:: 28/12/2020

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 December, 2020)

 

 

Sl. No.

Name of Site

State Location

Date of Declaration

Area 
(in Sq. km.)

1

Asan Conservation Reserve

Uttarakhand

21.7.2020

4.444

2

Asthamudi Wetland

Kerala

19.8.2002

614

3

Beas Conservation Reserve

Punjab

26.9.2019

64.289

4

Bhitarkanika Mangroves

Orissa

19.8.2002

650

5

Bhoj Wetlands

Madhya Pradesh

19.8.2002

32.01

6

Chandertal Wetland

Himachal Pradesh

8.11.2005

0.49

7

Chilka Lake

Orissa

1.10.1981

1165

8

Deepor Beel

Assam

19.8.2002

40

9

East Kolkata Wetlands

West Bengal

19.8.2002

125

10

Harike Lake

Punjab

23.3.1990

41

11

Hokera Wetland

Jammu and Kashmir

8.11.2005

13.75

12

Kabartal Wetland

Bihar

21.07.2020

26.20

13

Kanjli Lake

Punjab

22.1.2002

1.83

14

Keoladeo Ghana NP

Rajasthan

1.10.1981

28.73

15

Keshopur-Miani Community Reserve

Punjab

26.9.2019

3.439

16

Kolleru Lake

Andhra Pradesh

19.8.2002

901

17

Loktak Lake

Manipur

23.3.1990

266

18

Lonar Lake

Maharashtra

22.7.2020

4.27

19

Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary

Gujarat

24.09.2012

120

20

Nandur Madhameshwar

Maharashtra

21.6.2019

14.37

21

Nangal Wildlife Sanctuary

Punjab

26.9.2019

1.16

22

Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh

19.9.2019

2.246

23

Parvati Agra Bird Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh

2.12.2019

7.22

24

Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary

Tamil Nadu

19.8.2002

385

25

Pong Dam Lake

Himachal Pradesh

19.8.2002

156.62

26

Renuka Wetland

Himachal Pradesh

8.11.2005

0.2

27

Ropar Lake

Punjab

22.1.2002

13.65

28

Rudrasagar Lake

Tripura

8.11.2005

2.4

29

Saman Bird Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh

2.12.2019

52.63

30

Samaspur Bird Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh

3.10.2019

79.94

31

Sambhar Lake

Rajasthan

23.3.1990

240

32

Sandi Bird Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh

26.9.2019

30.85

33

Sarsai Nawar Jheel

Uttar Pradesh

19.9.2019

16.13

34

Sasthamkotta Lake

Kerala

19.8.2002

3.73

35

Sunderbans Wetland

West Bengal

30.1.2019

4230

36

Surinsar-Mansar Lakes

Jammu and Kashmir

8.11.2005

3.5

37

Sur Sarovar

Uttar Pradesh

21.8.2020

4.31

38

Tso Kar Wetland Complex

Ladakh

17.11.2020

95.77

39

Tsomoriri Lake

Jammu and Kashmir

19.8.2002

120

40

Upper Ganga River
(Brijghat to Narora Stretch)

Uttar Pradesh

8.11.2005

265.9

41

Vembanad Kol Wetland

Kerala

19.8.2002

1512.5

42

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 December, 2020)