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State wise list of Conservation Reserves of India – updated

State wise list of Conservation Reserves of India – updated. State wise list of Conservation Reserves of India. How many Conservation Reserves in India. Total number of Conservation Reserves in India is 73. Description of Conservation Reserve. 
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.
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.. List is given below….

Introduction (Conservation Reserves)

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.

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.

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State wise list of Community Reserves of Indian – updated

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State wise list of Conservation Reserves

S.No.
 
State/UT
 
Total number of    Conservation Reserve
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 1 227
8 Haryana 2 48.72
9 Himachal Pradesh 3 19.17
10 Jammu &Kashmir 34 829.72
11 Jharkhand 0
12 Karnataka 14 657.16
13 Kerala 0
14 Madhya Pradesh 0
15 Maharashtra 2 184.21
16 Manipur 0
17 Meghalaya
18 Mizoram 0
19 Nagaland 0
20 Orissa 0
21 Punjab 1 4.95
22 Rajasthan 10 392.88
23 Sikkim 0
24 Tamil Nadu 2 4.88
25 Tripura 0
26 Uttar Pradesh 0
27 Uttarakhand 4 212.43
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

State wise detail list of Indian Conservation Reserves

S.No.  Name of   Conservation Reserve State Established Year Area

(In sq.km.)

1 Chharidhandh  Conservation Reserve Gujarat 2008 227
2 Bir Bara Ban  Conservation Reserve Haryana 2007 4.19
3 Saraswati Plantation  Conservation Reserve Haryana 2007 44.53
4 Khiram  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1945 15.75
5 Panyar  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1945 10
6 Khanagund  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1945 15
7 Shikargah  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1945 15.5
8 Khrew  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1945 50.25
9 Khonmoh  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1945 67
10 Brain-Nishat  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1945 15.75
11 Khimber/Dara/Sharazbal  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1945 34
12 Wangat/Chatergul  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1945 12
13 Ajas  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1945 48
14 Naganari  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1981 22.25
15 Zaloora, Harwan  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1970 25.25
16 Sudhmahadev  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1981 142.25
17 Jawahar Tunnel  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1981 18
18 Thein  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1981 19
19 Bahu  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1981 19.75
20 Sabu  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1981 15
21 Boodh Karbu  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1981 12
22 Hokera (Ramsar Site) (WL)  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1945 13.75
23 Narkara (WL)  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1991 3.25
24 Manibugh (WL)  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1970 4.5
25 Chatlam, Pampore (WL) Jammu and Kashmir 1970 0.25
26 Mirgund (WL)  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1970 4
27 Shallabugh (WL)  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1945 16
28 Ajas (WL)  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1945 1
29 Hygam (WL)  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1945 7.25
30 Malgam (WL)  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1970 4.5
31 Gharana (WL)  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1981 0.75
32 Pargwal (WL)  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1981 49.25
33 Kukarian (WL)  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1981 24.25
34 Nanga (WL)  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1981 15.25
35 Sangral-Asa Chak (WL)  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1981 7
36 Tsomoiri (Ramsar Site) (WL)  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1981 120
37 Norrichain (WL)  Conservation Reserve Jammu and Kashmir 1981 2
38 Bankapur Peacock Conservation Reserve (Bird) Karnataka 2006 0.56
39 Jayamangali Black Buck  Conservation Reserve Karnataka 2007 3.23
40 Afghanashini  Conservation Reserve Karnataka 2011 299.52
41 Bedthi Conservation Reserve Karnataka 2011 57.30
42 Basur Amruth Mahal Kaval  Conservation Reserve Karnataka 2011 7.36
43 Hornbill Con Res  Conservation Reserve Karnataka 2011 52.50
44 Shalmale Ripariam Bio-System  Conservation Reserve Karnataka 4.89
45 Thungabhadra Otter  Conservation Reserve Karnataka 34
46 Ankasamudra Birds Karnataka 0.9826
47 Kappathagudda Karnataka 178.72
48 Magadi Kere Karnataka 0.54
49 Melapura Bee Eater Bird Karnataka 0.0318
50 Puttenahalli Lake Birds Karnataka 0.15
51 Thimlapura Karnataka 17.38
52 Bhorkada Conservation Reserve Maharashtra 2008 3.49
53 Kolamarka Conservation Reserve Maharashtra 180.72
54 Rakh Sarai Amanat Khan  Conservation Reserve Punjab 2010 4.95
55 Bisalpur  Conservation Reserve Rajasthan 2008 48.31
56 Jor Beed Gadwala Bikaner  Conservation Reserve Rajasthan 2008 56.47
57 Sundha Mata  Conservation Reserve Rajasthan 2010 117.49
58 Gudha Vishnoi  Conservation Reserve Rajasthan 2.32
59 Shakambhari  Conservation Reserve Rajasthan 131
60 Umedganj Bird  Conservation Reserve Rajasthan 2.72
61 Jawai Band Leopard  Conservation Reserve Rajasthan 19.79
62 Gogelao  Conservation Reserve Rajasthan 3.58
63 Rotu  Conservation Reserve Rajasthan 0.73
64 Bir Jhunjhunu  Conservation Reserve Rajasthan 10.47
65 Thiruppudai- maruthur Birds  Conservation Reserve Tamil Nadu 2005 0.03
66 Suchindrum-Theroor-Managudi  Conservation Reserve Tamil Nadu 2016 4.85
67 Asan Barage Wetland Conservation Reserve

(Bird)

Uttarakhand 2005 4.44
68 Jhilmi Jheel  Conservation Reserve (Bird) Uttarakhand 2005 37.84
69 Pawalgarh  Conservation Reserve Uttarakhand 2012 58.25
70 Naina Devi Himalayan Bird Uttarakhand 2015 111.90
71 Darlaghat  Conservation Reserve Himachal Pradesh 2013 0.67
72 Shilli Conservation Reserve Himachal Pradesh 2013 1.49
73 Shri Naina Devi  Conservation Reserve Himachal Pradesh 2015 17.01

Source: Wildlife Institute of India

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