Conservation Reserves


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There are 86 existing Conservation Reserves in India covering an area of 3858.25 km2, which is 0.12% of the geographical area of the country (National Wildlife Database, March. 2020). 

State-wise break up of Conservation Reserves 

Name of State  & Union Territory

   

State Area (km²)

 

No. of Conservation Reserve

 

Area (km²)

 

% of State Area

Gujarat

 

1,96,022

 

1

 

227.00

 

0.116

Haryana

 

44,212

 

2

 

48.72

 

0.110

Himachal Pradesh

 

55,673

 

3

 

19.17

 

0.034

Karnataka

 

1,91,791

 

13

 

151.02

 

0.079

Maharashtra

 

3,07,713

 

6

 

460.52

 

0.150

Punjab

 

50,362

 

4

 

25.71

 

0.051

Rajasthan

 

3,42,239

 

11

 

463.06

 

0.135

Sikkim

 

7,096

 

1

 

0.06

 

0.001

Tamil Nadu

 

1,30,058

 

2

 

4.88

 

0.004

Uttarakhand

 

53,483

 

4

 

212.45

 

0.397

West Bengal

 

88,752

 

5

 

1415.91

 

1.595

Jammu & Kashmir

 

1,63,090

 

30

 

680.75

 

0.417

Ladakh

 

59146

 

4

 

149.00

 

0.252

   

TOTAL

 

86

 

3858.25

 

0.117