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State wise list of community reserves of Indian – updated

State wise list of community reserves of Indian – updated. State wise list of Indian community reserves. How many community reserves in India. Total number of community reserves in India is 26. These protected area categories categories were first introduced in the Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Act of 2002 − the amendment to the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972. 
Such areas are designated as conservation areas if they are uninhabited and completely owned by the Government of India but used for subsistence by communities and community areas if part of the lands are privately owned. List of community reserves is given below………….

Introduction

The State Government may, after having consultations with the local communities, declare any area owned by the Government, particularly the areas adjacent to National Parks and sanctuaries and those areas which link one protected area with another, as a conservation reserve for protecting landscapes, seascapes, flora and fauna and their habitat, Provided that where the conservation reserve includes any land owned by the Central Government, its prior concurrence shall be obtained before making such declaration.

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The provisions of sub-section (2) of section 18, sub-sections (2), (3) and (4) of section 27, sections 30, 32 and clauses (b) and (c) of section 33 shall, as far as may be, apply in relation to a conservation reserve as they apply in relation to a sanctuary.

The State Government may. where the community or an individual has volunteered to conserve wild life and its habitat, declare any private or community land not comprised within a National Park. Sanctuary or a conservation reserve, as a community reserve, for protecting fauna, flora and traditional or cultural conservation values and practices.

After the issue of notification under sub-section (1), no change in the land use pattern shall be made within the community reserve, except in accordance with a resolution passed by the management, committee and approval of the same by the State Government.

Conservation reserves and community reserves in India are terms denoting protected areas of India which typically act as buffer zones to or connectors and migration corridors between established national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and reserved and protected forests of India.

Such areas are designated as conservation areas if they are uninhabited and completely owned by the Government of India but used for subsistence by communities and community areas if part of the lands are privately owned.

These protected area categories were first introduced in the Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Act of 2002 − the amendment to the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972.

These categories were added because of reduced protection in and around existing or proposed protected areas due to private ownership of land, and land use.

State wise detail list of Indian community reserves is as follows……..

S.No.

 

Name of   Community Reserve

State

Established Year

Area

(In sq.km.)

1 Kokkare Bellur Community Reserve (Bird) Karnataka 2007 3.12
2 Kadalundi- Vallikkunnu  Community Reserve Kerala 2007 1.50
3 Lalwan Community Reserve Punjab 2007 12.67
4 Keshopur-Chhamb Community Reserve Punjab 2007 3.4
5 Ka Khloo Thangbru Umsymphu Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 0.196
6 Ka Khloo Pohblai Mooshutia Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 0.335
7 Ka Khloo Langdoh Kur Pyrtuh Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 0.154
8 Nongsangu Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 1.00
9 Raid Nongbri Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 0.70
10 Lum Jusong  Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 0.70
11 Jirang Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 2.00
12 Raid Nonglyngdoh / Pdah Kyndeng Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 0.75
13 Phudja-ud Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 1.20
14 Lawbah Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 2.10
15 Ryngibah Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 0.80
16 Mongalgre Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 0.20
17 Dangkipara Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 0.025
18 Aruakgre Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 1.00
19 Resu Haluapra Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 0.50
20 Kitmadamgre

Community Reserve

Meghalaya 2014 0.70
21 Kpoh Eijah Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 0.17
22 Miewsyiar Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 0.87
23 Umsum Pitcher Plant

Community Reserve

Meghalaya 2014 0.40
24 Lumkohkriah

Community Reserve

Meghalaya 2014 6.11
25 Ryngud Community Reserve Meghalaya 2014 5.22
26 Thangkharang

Community Reserve

Meghalaya 2014 1.11

 

State wise list of Indian community reserve

S.No.  

State/UT

Total number of   Community

Reserves

Total area

(In sq.km.)

1 Andhra Pradesh 0
2 Arunachal Pradesh 0
3 Assam 0
4 Bihar 0
5 Chhattisgarh 0
6 Goa 0
7 Gujarat 0
8 Haryana 0
9 Himachal Pradesh 0
10 Jammu &Kashmir 0
11 Jharkhand 0
12 Karnataka 1 3.12
13 Kerala 1 1.5
14 Madhya Pradesh 0
15 Maharashtra 0
16 Manipur 0
17 Meghalaya 22 26.24
18 Mizoram 0
19 Nagaland 0
20 Orissa 0
21 Punjab 2 16.07
22 Rajasthan 0
23 Sikkim 0
24 Tamil Nadu 0
25 Tripura 0
26 Uttar Pradesh 0
27 Uttarakhand 0
28 West Bengal 0
29 Telangana 0
30 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 0
31 Chandigarh

 

0
32 Dadar & Nagar

Haweli

 

0
33 Lakshadweep 0
34 Daman & Diu 0
35 Delhi 0
36 Pondicherry 0

Source : Wildlife Institute of India

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