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Introduction

The tiger reserves of India were set up in 1973 and are governed by Project Tiger, which is administrated by the National Tiger Conservation Authority. Until 2018, 50 protected areas have been designated tiger reserves.

India is home to 80 percent of tigers in the world. In 2006, there were 1,411 tigers which increased to 1,706 in 2010, 2,226 in 2014 and 2,967 in 2018.[2] The Indian increase played a big role in driving up global populations as well; the number of wild tigers globally rose from 3,159 in 2010 to 3,890 in 2016 according to World Wildlife Fund and Global Tiger Forum.

A protected area statutorily designated for the conservation of the striped big cats is referred to as Tiger Reserve. A protected area statutorily designated for the conservation of the striped big cats is referred to as Tiger Reserve. 

Important Points 

  • PM releases results of 4th cycle of All India Tiger Estimation – 2018
    Count of Tigers in India rises to 2967 
  • Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve, Tamil Nadu showing the highest increment in management 
  • Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam is the largest tiger reserve in terms of Area.
  • Pench Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh is minimum in area.
  • As per website of NTCA, Sunderbans in West Bengal has the largest number of Tigers.
  • Manas (Assam) , Similipal (Orissa), Sunderbans (West Bengal) are Biosphere Tiger reserves.

Try yourself:_________ is the largest tiger reserve in terms of Area.
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Kawal Tiger Reserve is located at Jannaram mandal of Mancherial District  Kawal Tiger Reserve is located at Jannaram mandal of Mancherial District  

List of Tiger reserves in India

SR.
No.
Tiger Reserve
State
Total Area (km2)
1
Bandipur
Karnataka
1456
2
Jim Corbett
Uttarakhand
1288
3
Kanha
Madhya Pradesh
2052
4
Manas
Assam
3151
5
Melghat
Maharashtra
2769
6
Palamau
Jharkhand
1130
7
Ranthambore
Rajasthan
1411
8
Similipal
Odisha
2750
9
Sunderbans
West Bengal
2585
10
Periyar
Kerala
925
11
Sariska
Rajasthan
1213
12
Buxa
West Bengal
758
13
Indravati
Chhattisgarh
2799
14
Namdapha
Arunachal Pradesh
2053
15
Dudhwa
Uttar Pradesh
2202
16
Kalakkad-Mundanthurai
Tamil Nadu
1602
17
Valmiki
Bihar
899
18
Pench
Madhya Pradesh
1180
19
Tadoba
Maharashtra
1728
20
Bandhavgarh
Madhya Pradesh
1598
21
Panna
Madhya Pradesh
1579
22
Dampa
Mizoram
988
23
Bhadra
Karnataka
1064
24
Pakhui
Arunachal Pradesh
1198
26
Nameri
Assam
344
27
Satpura
Madhya Pradesh
2133
28
Anamalai
Tamil Nadu
1480
29
Udanti-Sitanadi
Chhattisgarh
1843
30
Satkosia
Odisha
964
31
Kaziranga
Assam
1174
32
Achanakmar
Chhattisgarh
914
33
Kali
Karnataka
1098
34
Sanjay-Dubri
Madhya Pradesh
1675
35
Mudumalai
Tamil Nadu
689
36
Nagarahole
Karnataka
1206
37
Parambikulam
Kerala
644
38
Sahyadri
Maharashtra
1166
39
Biligiriranga
Karnataka
575
40
Kawal
Telangana
2019
41
Sathyamangalam
Tamil Nadu
1408
42
Mukandra Hills
Rajasthan
760
43
Nawegaon-Nagzira
Maharashtra
1895
44
Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam
Andhra Pradesh
3296
45
Amrabad
Telangana
2611
46
Pilibhit
Uttar Pradesh
730
47
Bor
Maharashtra
816
48
Rajaji
Uttarakhand
1075
49
Orang
Assam
492
50
Kamlang
Arunachal Pradesh
783

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