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List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Assam – updated

List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Assam – updated. How many Sanctuary in AssamTotal number of Sanctuary in Assam is Eighteen (18).  “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.
A sanctuary is a protected area which is reserved for the conservation of only animal and human activities. Boundaries of sanctuaries are not well defined and controlled biotic interference is permitted. Name of Sanctuary, Year of Notification and Total Area is given below………..

Introduction

Sanctuary is an area which is of adequate ecological, faunal, floral, Geo-morphological, 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.

State wise list of Wildlife Sanctuaries of India – updated 

State wise list of Indian National Parks – updated

“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.

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.

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List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Assam. Total number of Sanctuary in Assam is Eighteen (18). 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 Amchang WLS Assam 2004 78.64
2 Barail WLS Assam 2004 326.25
3 Barnadi WLS Assam 1980 26.22
4 Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni WLS Assam 1999 7.22
5 Burachapori WLS Assam 1995 44.06
6 Chakrashila WLS Assam 1994 45.56
7 Deepor Beel WLS Assam 4.14
8 Dihing Patkai WLS Assam 2004 111.19
9 East Karbi Anglong WLS Assam 2000 221.81
10 Garampani WLS Assam 1952 6.05
11 Hollongapar Gibbon WLS Assam 1997 20.98
12 Lawkhowa WLS Assam 1972 70.14
13 Marat Longri WLS Assam 2003 451
14 Nambor WLS Assam 2000 37
15 Nambor Doigrung WLS Assam 2003 97.15
16 Porbitora WLS Assam 1987 38.81
17 Pani-Dihing Bird WLS Assam 1995 33.93
18 Sonai Rupai WLS Assam 1998 220

Source – Wildlife Institute of India

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