List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Jammu and Kashmir – updated. How many Sanctuary in Jammu and Kashmir. Total number of Sanctuary in Jammu and Kashmir is Fifteen (15). “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 Jammu and Kashmir. Name of Sanctuary, Year of Notification and Total Area is as follows…
|S. No.||Name of Wildlife Sanctuary||Year of Notification||Total Area(km²)|
|1||Baltal-Thajwas Wildlife Sanctuary||1987||210|
|2||Changthang Cold Desert Wildlife Sanctuary||1987||4,000.00|
|3||Gulmarg Wildlife Sanctuary||1987||180|
|4||Hirapora Wildlife Sanctuary||1987||110|
|5||Hokersar Wildlife Sanctuary||1992||13.75|
|6||Jasrota Wildlife Sanctuary||1987||25.75|
|7||Karakoram (Nubra Shyok) Wildlife Sanctuary||1987||5,000.00|
|8||Lachipora Wildlife Sanctuary||1987||80|
|9||Limber Wildlife Sanctuary||1987||26|
|10||Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary||1987||33.34|
|11||Overa Aru Wildlife Sanctuary||1987||425|
|12||Rajparian Wildlife Sanctuary||2002||20|
|13||Ramnagar Rakha Wildlife Sanctuary||1981||31.5|
|14||Surinsar Mansar Wildlife Sanctuary||1981||55.5|
|15||Trikuta Wildlife Sanctuary||1981||31.77|
Source – Wildlife Institute of India