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List of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh

List of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh. How many National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh. Total number of National Parks only one (1) and Total number of Wildlife Sanctuaries is 24 in Uttar Pradesh
“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. “Sanctuary” means an area declared, whether under sec. [26(A)5] or sec 38, or deemed, under sub section (3) of Sec.66 to be declared  as a wildlife sanctuary.
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…

National park

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.

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.

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State wise list of Wildlife Sanctuaries of India – updated

“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.

Every specified plant or part or derivative thereof, in respect of which any offence against this Act or any rule or order made there under has been committed, shall be the property of the State Government, and, where such plant or part or derivative thereof has been collected or acquired from a sanctuary or National Park declared by the Central Government, such plant or part or derivative thereof shall be the property of the Central Government.

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 Dudhwa National Park

 

1977

 

490

Wildlife Sanctuary

 Introduction

Sanctuary is an area which is of adequate ecological, faunal, floral, geomorphological, natural or zoological significance. The Sanctuary is declared for the purpose of protecting, propagating or developing wildlife or its environment. Certain rights of people living inside the Sanctuary could be permitted. Further, during the settlement of claims, before finally notifying the Sanctuary, the Collector may, in consultation with the Chief Wildlife Warden, allow the continuation of any right of any person in or over any land within the limits of the Sanctuary.

A sanctuary is a protected area which is reserved for the conservation of only animal and human activities like harvesting of timber, collecting minor forest products and private ownership rights are allowed as long as they do not interfere with well-being of animals. Boundaries of sanctuaries are not well defined and controlled biotic interference is permitted.

“Sanctuary” means an area declared, whether under sec. [26(A)5] or sec 38, or deemed, under sub section (3) of Sec.66 to be declared, as a wildlife sanctuary.

Name of Sanctuary, Year of Notification and Total Area is as follows…
S.No.  

Name of  Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS)

State Established Year Area (In km²)
1 Bakhira WLS Uttar Pradesh 1990 28.94
2 Chandraprabha WLS Uttar Pradesh 1957 78
3 Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Bird WLS Uttar Pradesh 2003 4.27
4 Hastinapur WLS Uttar Pradesh 1986 2,073.00
5 Kaimur WLS Uttar Pradesh 1982 500.73
6 Katerniaghat WLS Uttar Pradesh 1976 400.09
7 Kishanpur WLS Uttar Pradesh 1972 227
8 Lakh Bahosi Bird WLS Uttar Pradesh 1988 80.24
9 Mahavir Swami WLS Uttar Pradesh 1977 5.41
10 National Chambal WLS Uttar Pradesh 1979 635
11 Nawabganj WLS Uttar Pradesh 1984 2.25
12 Okhala Bird WLS Uttar Pradesh 1990 4
13 Parvati Aranga WLS Uttar Pradesh 1990 10.84
14 Patna WLS Uttar Pradesh 1990 1.09
15 Ranipur WLS Uttar Pradesh 1977 230.31
16 Saman Bird WLS Uttar Pradesh 1990 5.26
17 Samaspur WLS Uttar Pradesh 1987 7.99
18 Sandi Bird WLS Uttar Pradesh 1990 3.09
19 Sohagibarwa WLS Uttar Pradesh 1987 428.2
20 Sohelwa WLS Uttar Pradesh 1988 452.47
21 Sur Sarovar WLS Uttar Pradesh 1991 4.03
22 Jai Prakash Narayan (Surhatal) Bird WLS Uttar Pradesh 1991 34.32
23 Turtle WLS Uttar Pradesh 1989 7
24 Vijai Sagar WLS Uttar Pradesh 1990 2.62

Source – Wildlife Institute of India

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