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List Tiger Reserves in India 2023, Significance, and Schemes

Tiger Reserves in India 2023

Tiger Reserves in India 2023: The Guru Ghasidas National Park and the Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary are the newest Tiger Reserve of India in 2023. This is the 54th Tiger Reserve in India and is located in Chhattisgarh. Bandipur Tiger Reserve is the first Tiger Reserve in India. Tiger is the National Animal of India and also has a significant position in Indian culture.

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List Tiger Reserves in India 2023

Project Tiger is run by the National Tiger Conservation Authority, and it is in charge of 54 Tiger Reserves in India. The below table is a brief List of Tiger Reserves in India.

Tiger Reserve in India States Total Area (sq km)
Bandipur Karnataka 914.02
Corbett Uttarakhand 1288.31
Amanagarh Buffer Uttar Pradesh 80.60
Kanha Madhya Pradesh 2,051.79
Manas Assam 2,837.10
Melghat Maharashtra 2,768.52
Palamu Jharkhand 1,129.93
Ranthambore Rajasthan 1,411.29
Simlipal Orissa 2,750.000
Sunderban West Bengal 2,585.89
Periyer Kerala 925.00
Sariska Rajasthan 1,213.3.4
Buxa West Bengal 757.90
Indravati Chhattisgarh 2,799.90
Namdapha Arunachal Pradesh 2,052.82
Nagarjunsagar Andhra Pradesh 3,296.31
Dudhwa Uttar Pradesh 2,201.77
Kalakad Mundanthurai Tamil Nadu 1,601.54
Valmiki Bihar 899.38
Pench Madhya Pradesh 1,179.63
Tadobha Andhari Maharashtra 1,727.59
Bandhavgarh Madhya Pradesh 988.00
Panna Madhya Pradesh 1,064.29
Dampa Mizoram 741.22
Bhadra Karnataka 1,198.45
Pench-MH Maharashtra 464.00
Pakke Arunachal Pradesh 2,133.31
Nameri Assam 1,173.58
Satpura Madhya Pradesh 914.02
Anamalai Tamil Nadu 1,479.87
Udanti Sitanadi Chhattisgarh 1,842.54
Satkoshia Odisha 963.87
Kaziranga Assam 1,173.58
Achanakmar Chhattisgarh 914.02
Kali Karnataka 1,097.51
Sanjay Dhubri Madhya Pradesh 1,674.50
Mudumalai Tamil Nadu 688.59
Nagarhole Karnataka 1,205.76
Parambikulam Kerala 643.66
Sahyadri Maharashtra 1,165.57
Biligiri Ranganatha Temple Karnataka 574.82
Kawal Telangana 2,015.44
Sathyamangalam Tamil Nadu 1,408.40
Mukundara Rajasthan 759.99
Nawegaon Nagzira Maharashtra 1,894.94
Amrabad Telangana 2,611.39
Pilibhit Uttar Pradesh 730.25
Bor Maharashtra 816.27
Rajaji Uttarakhand 1075.17
Orang Assam 492.46
Kamlang Arunachal Pradesh 783.00
Srivilliputhur Megamalai Tamil Nadu 1016.57
Ramgarh Vishdhari Tiger Reserve Rajasthan 1501.89
Guru Ghasidas Tiger Reserve Chhattisgarh 2024

Tiger Reserves in India Significance

India is home to over 70% of the world’s tigers and Tiger signifies strength and power in Indian culture. The government of India has initiated various programs related to the conservation of the Tiger population. The project tiger was launched in India in 1973 by the government under the power of Indira Gandhi from the Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand.

Tiger Reserves in India Schemes

Project Tiger:

Project Tiger was established to support the preservation of tigers in India on 1st April 1973. It is a fully federally funded program that gives money to the ‘tiger range states’ to support in-situ tiger conservation in the selected tiger reserves. The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) oversees Project Tiger.

Read More: Project Tiger: Everything You Need to Know

Tiger Census:

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), with assistance from several state forest agencies and conservation NGOs, have been leading the government of India’s four-year-old Tiger Census since 2006.


In 2010, a software-based monitoring system called Monitoring System for Tigers-Intensive Protection and Ecological  Status was introduced throughout Indian Tiger Reserves. Its goal is to increase patrolling and oversight of the critically endangered Bengal Tiger.

St. Petersburg Declaration on Tiger Conservation:

In 2010, during the Petersburg Tiger Summit, the leader of 13c nations that are home to tigers, including India, committed to taking all necessary steps to protect tigers worldwide and to double the population of tigers in the wide. TX2 was chosen as the initiative’s motto.

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