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List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Madhya Pradesh – updated

List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Madhya Pradesh – updated. How many Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh. Total number of Sanctuaries in Madhya Pradesh is Twenty five (25). “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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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 Madhya Pradesh.  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 Bagdara  Wildlife Sanctuary 1978 478
2 Bori  Wildlife Sanctuary 1977 485.72
3 Gandhi Sagar  Wildlife Sanctuary 1981 368.62
4 Ghatigaon  Wildlife Sanctuary 1981 511
5 Karera  Wildlife Sanctuary 1981 202.21
6 Ken Gharial  Wildlife Sanctuary 1981 45.2
7 Kheoni  Wildlife Sanctuary 1955 122.7
8 Narsighgarh  Wildlife Sanctuary 1974 59.19
9 National Chambal  Wildlife Sanctuary 1978 435
10 Noradehi  Wildlife Sanctuary 1984 1,194.67
11 Orcha  Wildlife Sanctuary 1994 44.91
12 Pachmarhi  Wildlife Sanctuary 1977 417.78
13 Kuno  Wildlife Sanctuary 1981 344.68
14 Panna (Gangau)  Wildlife Sanctuary 1979 68.14
15 Panpatha  Wildlife Sanctuary 1983 245.84
16 Pench  Wildlife Sanctuary 1977 118.47
17 Phen  Wildlife Sanctuary 1983 110.74
18 Ralamandal  Wildlife Sanctuary 1989 2.34
19 Ratapani  Wildlife Sanctuary 1978 823.84
20 Sailana  Wildlife Sanctuary 1983 12.96
21 Sanjay Dubri  Wildlife Sanctuary 1975 364.59
22 Sardarpur  Wildlife Sanctuary 1983 348.12
23 Singhori  Wildlife Sanctuary 1976 287.91
24 Son Gharial  Wildlife Sanctuary 1974 41.8
25 Veerangna Durgawati  Wildlife Sanctuary 1997 23.97

Source – Wildlife Institute of India

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