53 List of Tiger Reserves in India PDF||Creation Year|| Area||Population

Dear Readers, In this article I provide State wise list of Tiger Reserves in India ,Tiger population in India, Creation Year, Total area in Square Kilometers and Population with PDF.

The tiger reserves of India were set up in 1973 and are governed by Project Tiger, which is administrated by the National Tiger Conservation Authority. Till now, 53 protected areas have been designated tiger reserves in India. India is home to 80% of tigers in the world.

Project Tiger:

For conservation of our National Animal TIGER, India launched project tiger in 1973.
Project tiger monitors 53 tiger reserves in India, which is approx. 2.21% of the geographical area of our country.

Project Tiger is Centrally Sponsored Scheme of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change which provides central assistance to the tiger States for tiger conservation in tiger reserves in India.

Fact about Tiger Reserves in India

  • The highest tiger population in the world- India
  • Total number of tiger reserves are there in India-53
  • State has the highest tiger population in India- Madhya Pradesh state with 526 Tigers
  • State has the maximum number of tiger reserves in India-Madhya Pradesh with 6 Tiger reserve
  • Tiger reserve has the highest tiger population- Corbett Tiger Reserve(215)
  • The first tiger reserve in India- Bandipur tiger reserve(Karnataka) created in 1973-74
  • Area has the highest density of tigers in India- Corbett Tiger Reserve
  • The Smallest Tiger reserve in India-Bor tiger reserve in Maharashtra with size of 138 sq km.
  • The Largest Tiger reserve in India-Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR) with size of 3,728 km in state of Andhra Pradesh

Most Important Other GK are:-

State wise list of Tiger Reserves in India

Sl. No. Name of Tiger Reserve State Creation Year
1 Nagarjunsagar Srisailam Andhra Pradesh 1982–83
2 Namdapha Arunachal Pradesh 1982-83
3 Kamlang Arunachal Pradesh 2016
4 Pakke Arunachal Pradesh 1999-2000
5 Manas Assam 1973-74
6 Nameri Assam 1999-2000
7 Orang Tiger Reserve Assam 2016
8 Kaziranga Assam 2008-09
9 Valmiki Bihar 1989-90
10 Udanti- Sitanadi Chattisgarh 2008-09
11 Achanakmar Chattisgarh 2008-09
12 Indravati Chhattisgarh 1982-83
13 Palamau Jharkhand 1973-74
14 Bandipur Karnataka 1973-74
15 Bhadra Karnataka 1998-89
16 Dandeli- Anshi Karnataka 2008-09
17 Nagarahole Karnataka 2008-09
18 Biligiri Ranganatha Temple Karnataka 2010-11
19 Periyar Kerala 1978-79
20 Parambikulam Kerala 2008-09
21 Kanha Madhya Pradesh 1973-74
22 Pench Madhya Pradesh 1992-93
23 Bandhavgarh Madhya Pradesh 1993-94
24 Panna Madhya Pradesh 1994-95
25 Satpura Madhya Pradesh 1999-2000
26 Sanjay- Dubri Madhya Pradesh 2008-09
27 Melghat Maharashtra 1973-74
28 Tadoba- Andhari Maharashtra 1993-94
29 Pench Maharashtra 1998-89
30 Sahyadri Maharashtra 2009-10
31 Nawegaon- Nagzira Maharashtra 2013-14
32 Bor Maharashtra 2014
33 Dampa Mizoram 1994-95
34 Similipal Odisha 1973-74
35 Satkosia Odisha 2008-09
36 Ranthambore Rajasthan 1973-74
37 Sariska Rajasthan 1978-79
38 Mukandra Hills Rajasthan 2013-14
39 Kalakad- Mundanthurai Tamil Nadu 1988-89
40 Anamalai Tamil Nadu 2008-09
41 Mudumalai Tamil Nadu 2007
42 Sathyamangalam Tamil Nadu 2013-14
43 Kawal Telangana 2012-13
44 Amrabad Telangana 2014
45 Dudhwa Uttar Pradesh 1987-88
46 Pilibhit Uttar Pradesh 2014
47 Amangarh (buffer of Corbett TR) Uttar Pradesh  
  Corbett Uttarakhand 1973-74
48 Rajaji TR Uttarakhand  
49 Sunderbans West Bengal 1973-74
50 Buxa West Bengal 1982-83
51 Srivilliputhur Megamalai Tamil Nadu 2021
52. Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary Rajasthan 2021
53 Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary Chhattisgarh 2021

Tiger population in India

Sl. No. Name of Tiger Reserve State Total area

 

(In Sq.Kms.)

Population
1 Nagarjunsagar Srisailam Andhra Pradesh 3296.31 74
2 Namdapha Arunachal Pradesh 2052.82 11
3 Kamlang Tiger Reserve Arunachal Pradesh 783
4 Pakke Arunachal Pradesh 1198.45 07
5 Manas Assam 3150.92 11
6 Nameri Assam 344 05
7 Orang Tiger Reserve Assam 492.46
8 Kaziranga Assam 1173.58 103
9 Valmiki Bihar 899.38 40
10 Udanti- Sitanadi Chattisgarh 1842.54 04
11 Achanakmar Chattisgarh 914.01 11
12 Indravati Chhattisgarh 2799.07 12
13 Palamau Jharkhand 1129.93 03
14 Bandipur Karnataka 1456.3 120
15 Bhadra Karnataka 1064.29 22
16 Dandeli- Anshi Karnataka 1097.51 05
17 Nagarahole Karnataka 1205.76 101
18 Biligiri Ranganatha Temple Karnataka 574.82 68
19 Periyar Kerala 925 20
20 Parambikulam Kerala 643.66 19
21 Kanha Madhya Pradesh 2051.79 80
22 Pench Madhya Pradesh 1179.63 43
23 Bandhavgarh Madhya Pradesh 1598.1 63
24 Panna Madhya Pradesh 1578.55 17
25 Satpura Madhya Pradesh 2133.30 26
26 Sanjay- Dubri Madhya Pradesh 1674.50 8
27 Melghat Maharashtra 2768.52 25
28 Tadoba Andhari Maharashtra 1727.59 115
29 Pench Maharashtra 741.22 35
30 Sahyadri Maharashtra 1165.57 07
31 Nawegaon Nagzira Maharashtra 653.67 07
32 Bor Maharashtra 138.12 05
33 Dampa Mizoram 988
34 Similipal Odisha 2750 03
35 Satkosia Odisha 963.87 03
36 Ranthambore Rajasthan 1411.29 37
37 Sariska Rajasthan 1213.34 09
38 Mukandra Hills Rajasthan 759.99
39 Kalakad- Mundanthurai Tamil Nadu 1601.54 10
40 Anamalai Tamil Nadu 1479.87 13
41 Mudumalai Tamil Nadu 688.59 103
42 Sathyamangalam Tamil Nadu 1408.4 72
43 Kawal Telangana 2019.12
44 Amrabad Telangana 2611.39
45 Dudhwa Uttar Pradesh 2201.77 58
46 Pilibhit Uttar Pradesh 730.24 65
47 Amangarh (buffer of Corbett TR) Uttar Pradesh 80.6
  Corbett Uttarakhand 1288.31 215
48 Rajaji TR Uttarakhand 1075.17
49 Sunderbans West Bengal 2584.89 68
50 Buxa West Bengal 757.90 02
51 Srivilliputhur Megamalai Tamil Nadu 1016.57 14
52. Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary Rajasthan 252 35
53 Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary Chhattisgarh 466.67

State wise Tiger in India

State Tigers (2018)
Andhra Pradesh 48
Arunachal Pradesh 29
Assam 190
Bihar 31
Chhattisgarh 19
Goa 3
Gujarat 0
Jharkhand 5
Karnataka 524
Kerala 190
Madhya Pradesh 526
Maharashtra 312
Meghalaya 0
Mizoram 0
Nagaland 0
Odisha 28
Rajasthan 91
Tamil Nadu 264
Tripura 0
Uttar Pradesh 173
Uttarakhand 442
West Bengal 88
Total 2,967

Top 10 Tiger population State

  1.  Madhya Pradesh (526)
  2. Karnataka (524)
  3.  Uttarakhand (442)
  4. Maharashtra (312)
  5. Tamil Nadu (264)
  6. Assam (190)
  7. Kerala (190)
  8. Uttar Pradesh (173)
  9. West Bengal (88)
  10. Rajasthan (69)

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List of tiger reserve in India: FAQs

Q. Who is the Largest Tiger reserve in India?

Ans- Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR) with size of 3,728 km2. In state of Andhra Pradesh is the Largest Tiger reserve in India.

Q. Who is the Smallest Tiger reserve in India.

Ans- Bor tiger reserve in Maharashtra with size of 138 sq km. is the Smallest Tiger reserve in India.

Q. Which state has the maximum number of tiger reserves in India?

Ans. Madhya Pradesh with 6 Tiger reserve is the maximum number of tiger reserves in India.

Q. How many tiger reserves are there in India?

Ans. 53 tiger reserves are there in India.

Q. Which state has the highest tiger population in India?

Ans. Madhya Pradesh state with 526 Tigers is the highest tiger population in India.

Q. Which tiger reserve has the highest tiger population?

Ans. Corbett Tiger Reserve has the highest tiger population(215).

Q. Which is the newest tiger reserve in India?

Ans. Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary.

Q. Which protected area has the highest density of tigers in India?

Ans. Corbett Tiger Reserve is the highest density of tigers in India.

Q. Which was the first tiger reserve in India?

Ans. Bandipur tiger reserve was the first tiger reserve in India which created in 1973-74.

Q. Which country has the highest tiger population in the world?

Ans. India has the highest tiger population in the world.

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