Visitors can experience the majesty of india s forests mountains and coasts and see its. In 1972 india enacted the wildlife protection act and project tiger to safeguard the habitats of conservation reliant species.
Tigers leopards elephants black panthers and several species of birds and reptiles can be.
Biosphere reserves national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in india. National parks in india are iucn category ii protected areas india s first national park was established in 1936 as hailey national park now known as jim corbett national park uttarakhand by 1970 india only had five national parks. Wildlife and forest areas of haryana lies mainly in the foothills of shivalik hills range in the north and aravalli hill range in the. Nestled in the foothills of the.
Said to be india s most beautiful wildlife reserve jim corbett national park was established in 1936. No comments on prelims spotlight national parks biosphere reserves wildlife sanctuaries in india part 2 prelims spotlight is a part of nikaalo prelims 2020 module. The haryana state of north india has 2 national parks 8 wildlife sanctuaries 2 wildlife conservation areas 4 animal bird breeding centers 1 deer park and 50 herbal parks which are managed by the forests department haryana of the government of haryana.
The reserve forests are spread across 866 41 sq kilometers and are the second largest wildlife sanctuary in karnataka. This open crash course for prelims 2020 has a private telegram group where pdfs and dds daily doubt sessions are being held. Wildlife sanctuaries in india jim corbett national park.
Thus wildlife sanctuaries biosphere reserves and national parks are designated places for protecting wild plants animals and natural habitats. A wildlife sanctuary is an area of nature owned by the government or a private agency for the protection of particular species of flora or fauna during a part of the year or in its entirety. Its national parks wildlife sanctuaries and biosphere reserves have a wealth of biodiversity and many rare species of animals make their homes there.
India boasts 104 national parks 551 wildlife sanctuaries 131 marine protected areas 18 biosphere reserves 88 conservation reserves and 127 community reserves covering a total of 1 65 088 57 sq km. India is a land filled with natural wonders. Shakeel anwar mar 28 2019 17 32 ist.
Famously the endangered bengal tiger is protected in many of india s national parks and tiger reserves. Dandeli wildlife sanctuary is located in karnataka and is known as a famous tiger reserves in india. The wildlife sanctuary biosphere reserves and national park are designated places for protecting the wild plants animals and natural habitats.