These all details are available in pdf format ready to download. In this session sudarshan gurjar will comprehensively cover the national parks of india this class will be useful to the aspirants of upsc prelims and other state government examinations.
There are 104 national parks in india under iucn category ii protected areas as of march 2020.
National parks map 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. Hemis national park in ladakh and south button national park in andaman nicobar islands are the largest and the smallest national parks in india respectively. List of national parks in india 2020.
A tr may consist of a np a few wildlife sanctuaries and protected and reserve forests. A br may consist of a few nps wildlife sanctuaries protected and reserve forests. Protected areas india has a network of 868 protected areas covering a total of 1 65 088 km2 of geographical area of the country which is approximately 5 02.
National parks of india through maps 1. In 1972 india enacted the wildlife protection act and project tiger to safeguard the habitats of conservation reliant species. National parks in india covers 1 23 of india s total area.
Even before the indian independence sanctuaries had been created in the form of shooting blocks game reserves or hunting reserves by the provisional governments or by the native rulers in their respective areas. The park has a large area which is divided into five zones. The session will be conducted in hindi and the notes will.
States with highest national parks. Jim corbett national park india s one of the first and well known national parks for tigers jim corbett is located in uttarakhand. Aug 2 2020 1 h.
Corbett national parkcorbett national park uttarakhand india. As of june 2020 there were 104 national parks and the latest added one was anamudi shola national park newest latest one. In 1936 the first national park in india was created and named as the hailey national park now called the corbett national park in uttaranchal.
Among all these the oldest national park is. List of national parks in india pdf national parks in india map list of national parks in india. Madhya pradesh mp and andaman and nicobar an has totally 09 national parks each.