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List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Himachal Pradesh – updated

List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Himachal Pradesh – updated. How many Sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh. Total number of Sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh is 28. “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, 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.

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State wise list of Wildlife Sanctuaries of India – updated 

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.

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List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Himachal Pradesh. 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 Bandli WLS Himachal Pradesh 1962 32.11
2 Chail WLS Himachal Pradesh 1976 16
3 Chandratal WLS Himachal Pradesh 2007 38.56
4 Churdhar WLS Himachal Pradesh 1985 55.52
5 Daranghati WLS Himachal Pradesh 1962 171.50
6 Dhauladhar WLS Himachal Pradesh 1994 982.86
7 Gamgul Siyabehi WLS Himachal Pradesh 1962 108.40
8 Kais WLS Himachal Pradesh 1954 12.61
9 Kalatop-Khajjiar WLS Himachal Pradesh 1958 17.17
10 Kanawar WLS Himachal Pradesh 1954 107.29
11 Khokhan WLS Himachal Pradesh 1954 14.94
12 Kibber WLS Himachal Pradesh 1992 2220.12
13 Kugti WLS Himachal Pradesh 1962 405.49
14 Lippa Asrang WLS Himachal Pradesh 1692 31
15 Majathal WLS Himachal Pradesh 1954 30.86
16 Manali WLS Himachal Pradesh 1954 29
17 Nargu WLS Himachal Pradesh 1962 132.37
18 Pong Dam Lake WLS Himachal Pradesh 1982 207.59
19 Renuka WLS Himachal Pradesh 2013 4
20 Rupi Bhaba WLS Himachal Pradesh 1982 503
21 Sainj WLS Himachal Pradesh 1994 90
22 Sangla Valley (Rakchham Chitkul) WLS Himachal Pradesh 1989 304
23 Sech Tuan Nala WLS Himachal Pradesh 1962 390.29
24 Shikari Devi WLS Himachal Pradesh 1962 29.94
25 Shimla Water Catchment WLS Himachal Pradesh 1958 10
26 Talra WLS Himachal Pradesh 1962 46.48
27 Tirthan WLS Himachal Pradesh 1962 61
28 Tundah WLS Himachal Pradesh 1962 64

Source – Wildlife Institute of India

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