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List of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in Bihar – updated

List of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in Bihar – updated. Total number of National Parks in Bihar is only 1 and 12 Wildlife Sanctuaries. “National Park” means an area declared, whether under sec.35 or sec.38 or deemed, under sub-section (3) of sec.66. to be declared, as a National Park.
National park is an area which is strictly reserved for the betterment of the wildlife & biodiversity, and where activities like developmental, forestry, poaching, hunting and grazing on cultivation are not permitted. Their boundaries are well marked and circumscribed. Name of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries, Year of Notification and Total Area is given below…………..

Introduction

National Park declared by the Central Government such animal or any article, trophy, uncured trophy or meat [derived from such animal or any vehicle, vessel, weapon, trap, or tool used in such hunting, 3] shall be the property of Central Government.

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State wise list of Wildlife Sanctuaries of India – updated 

National park is an area which is strictly reserved for the betterment of the wildlife & biodiversity, and where activities like developmental, forestry, poaching, hunting and grazing on cultivation are not permitted. In these parks, even private ownership rights are not allowed. Their boundaries are well marked and circumscribed. They are usually small reserves spreading in an area of 100 sq. km. to 500 sq. km. In national parks, the emphasis is on the preservation of a single floral or faunal species.

“National Park” means an area declared, whether under sec.35. or sec.38 or deemed, under sub-section (3) of sec.66. to be declared, as a National Park.

Name of National Parks, Year of Notification and Total Area is as follows…  
S. No. Name of National Park Year of Notification Total Area(km²)
1 Valmiki National Park 1989 335.65
List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Bihar. How many Sanctuary in BiharTotal number of Sanctuary in Bihar is Twelve (12).  Name of Sanctuary, Year of Notification and Total Area is as follows…

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S. No. Name of Wildlife Sanctuary Year of Notification Total Area(km²)
1 Barela Jheel Salim Ali Bird  Wild Life Sanctuary 1997 1.96
2 Bhimbandh  Wild Life Sanctuary 1976 681.99
3 Gautam Budha  Wild Life Sanctuary 1976 138.34
4 Kanwarjheel  Wild Life Sanctuary 1989 63.11
5 Kaimur  Wild Life Sanctuary 1992 1342
6 Kusheshwar Asthan Bird  Wild Life Sanctuary 1994 29.17
7 Nagi Dam  Wild Life Sanctuary 1987 1.92
8 Nakti Dam  Wild Life Sanctuary 1987 3.33
9 Pant (Rajgir)  Wild Life Sanctuary 1978 35.84
10 Udaipur  Wild Life Sanctuary 1978 8.87
11 Valmiki  Wild Life Sanctuary 1978 545.15
12 Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin  Wild Life Sanctuary 1990 50

Source – Wildlife Institute of India

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