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………….
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 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