In Madhya Pradesh, the Panna Tiger Reserve has been included in the ‘World Network of Biosphere Reserves’ list of the UNESCO. This is the 12th biosphere reserve from India to be included in the ‘World Network of Biosphere Reserves’, and third from Madhya Pradesh, after Pachmarhi and Amarkantak. Currently, Panna Tiger Reserve is home to 54 tigers.
The UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR) covers internationally designated protected areas (known as biosphere reserves) that demonstrate a balanced relationship between people and nature (like encourage sustainable development).
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Madhya Pradesh Capital: Bhopal.
- Madhya Pradesh Governor: Anandiben Patel(additional charge).
- Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister: Shivraj Singh Chouhan.