Rajasthan’s Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary is now India’s 52nd tiger reserve


A new tiger reserve – Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary has been established in Rajasthan. With this, India now has a total of 52 tiger reserves.

Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary Location

Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary is located between Rajasthan’s famous Ranthambore Tiger Reserve and Mukundra Hills Tiger. The area is an important tiger corridor.

This is the fourth tiger reserve in Rajasthan. The three others are Ranthambore, Sariska and Mukundra.

Benefits when an area gets notified as a wildlife reserve

When an area gets notified as a wildlife reserve, the area’s biodiversity is protected by law.

Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary

Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary is also home to striped hyena, leopard, golden jackal, sloth bear, Indian wolf, nilgai, fox and chinkara.

Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary Tourism

The government is also planning of boosting ecotourism and development in the area. Places like the Garh Palace and Bhimlat Mahadev Temple and Waterfall have also been picked for ecotourism.

List of Tiger Reserves in India

List of Tiger Reserves in India

Name of Tiger Reserve (Year of creation) State
Bandipur (1973-74) Karnataka
Corbett (1973-74) Uttarakhand
Amangarh (buffer of Corbett TR) Uttar Pradesh
Kanha (1973-74) Madhya Pradesh
Manas (1973-74) Assam
Melghat (1973-74) Maharashtra
Palamau (1973-74) Jharkhand
Ranthambore (1973-74) Rajasthan
Similipal (1973-74) Odisha
Sunderbans (1973-74) West Bengal
Periyar (1978-79) Kerala
Sariska (1978-79) Rajasthan
Buxa (1982-83) West Bengal
Indravati (1982-83) Chhattisgarh
Namdapha (1982-83) Arunachal Pradesh
Dudhwa (1987-88) Uttar Pradesh
Kalakad-Mundanthurai (1988-89) Tamil Nadu
Valmiki (1989-90) Bihar
Pench (1992-93) Madhya Pradesh
Tadoba-Andhari (1993-94) Maharashtra
Bandhavgarh (1993-94) Madhya Pradesh
Panna (1994-95) Madhya Pradesh
Dampa (1994-95) Mizoram
Bhadra (1998-99) Karnataka
Pench (1998-99) Maharashtra
Pakke (1999-2000) Arunachal Pradesh
Nameri (1999-2000) Assam
Satpura (1999-2000) Madhya Pradesh
Anamalai (2008-09) Tamil Nadu
Udanti-Sitanadi (2008-09) Chattisgarh
Satkosia (2008-09) Odisha
Kaziranga (2008-09) Assam
Achanakmar (2008-09) Chattisgarh
Dandeli-Anshi (Kali) (2008-09) Karnataka
Sanjay-Dubri (2008-09) Madhya Pradesh
Mudumalai (2008-09) Tamil Nadu
Nagarahole (2008-09) Karnataka
Parambikulam (2008-09) Kerala
Sahyadri (2009-10) Maharashtra
Biligiri Ranganatha Temple (2010-11) Karnataka
Kawal (2012-13) Telangana
Sathyamangalam (2013-14) Tamil Nadu
Mukandra Hills (2013-14) Rajasthan
Nawegaon-Nagzira (2013-14) Maharashtra
Nagarjunsagar Srisailam (1982-83) Andhra Pradesh
Amrabad (2014) Telangana
Pilibhit (2014) Uttar Pradesh
Bor (2014) Maharashtra
Rajaji (2015) Uttarakhand
Orang (2016) Assam
Kamlang (2016) Arunachal Pradesh
Srivilliputhur Megamalai (2021) Tamil Nadu

Project Tiger 1973

Project Tiger is a tiger conservation programme launched in April 1973 by the Government of India during Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s tenure. The project aims at ensuring a viable population of the Bengal tiger in its natural habitats, protecting it from extinction, and preserving areas of biological importance as a natural heritage that represent the diversity of ecosystems across the tiger’s range in the country.

India has how many Tigers?

As per the survey conducted in 2018, India’s Tiger population stands at a total of 2967 which is 70 per cent of the global tiger population.

Which state has maximum tigers?

Madhya pradesh has the highest number of tigers(526) in the age group of 1.5 years with more than 408 big cats. Other states with significant populations included Uttarakhand (442), Karnataka (524), Tamil Nadu (229), Maharashtra (190), Assam (167), Kerala (136) and Uttar Pradesh (117).

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