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List of National Parks in Jammu and Kashmir – updated

List of National Parks in Jammu and Kashmir – updated. How many national parks in Jammu and Kashmir. Total number of National Parks in Jammu and Kashmir is Four (4). “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, 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.

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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“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.

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List of National Parks in Jammu and KashmirName 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 City Forest (Salim Ali) National Park 1992 9
2 Dachigam National Park 1981 141
3 Hemis National Park 1981 3350
4 Kishtwar National Park 1981 425

Source – Wildlife Institute of India

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17 comments

  1. Plz. Sir tell me ,how many national parks are there in Jammu and Kashmir. I ‘m getting confusion ,because some people says that there are 5 NP . the next according to them is Kazinag national park.now tell is KNP a national park or not.

  2. Dear, Kazinag is not a officially declared national park

  3. Sir,I have read that there are five national parks

  4. Dear sir, there are only 4 NP according to MOEF.

  5. Sir we are prepating for many state level competetive exams. please make it clear to us that how many national parks are in our state

    a. 4
    b. 5
    c. 6

  6. There are only 4 officially declared National Parks in J&k

  7. 1.hemis at leh
    2.Salim Ali at srinagar
    3.Dachigam at srinagar
    4.Kazinag at baramulla
    5.kishtwar np
    And there is 14 sanctuaries with an ultimate aim to conserve the wildlife but mainly endangered species which are only confined to j&k.

  8. Dear, officially declare 4

  9. sir plzz tell me for what these national parks are famous?

  10. Dear, All these national parks have rich biodiversity, and also have unique floral and faunal species.

  11. How many wild life sancturies are there in j and k

  12. Dear, there are 15 WLS in J&K, For more detail please visit http://natureconservation.in/list-of-wildlife-sanctuaries-in-jammu-and-kashmir-updated/

  13. Please send us official notification,

  14. How many NP are in jammu

  15. please tell me how many NP are there in J&K.

  16. Vijay Choudhary

    Dear, There are only 4 officially declared NPs

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