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…….
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.
List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Himachal Pradesh. Name of Sanctuary, Year of Notification and Total Area is as follows…
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