Conservation Reserves


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There are 87 existing Conservation Reserves in India covering an area of 4286.31 km2, which is 0.13% of the geographical area of the country (National Wildlife Database, January 2019).

State/Union Territory

  

State Area (km²)

  

Conservation Reserve

  

Area (km²)

  

% of State Area

Gujarat

 

1,96,022

 

23

 

16618.42

 

8.48

Haryana

 

44,212

 

8

 

233.21

 

0.53

Himachal Pradesh

 

55,673

 

28

 

6116.10

 

10.99

Jammu & Kashmir

 

2,22,236

 

15

 

10243.11

 

4.61

Karnataka

 

1,91,791

 

30

 

6774.81

 

3.53

Maharashtra

 

3,07,713

 

48

 

8448.19

 

2.75

Punjab

 

50,362

 

13

 

326.60

 

0.65

Rajasthan

 

3,42,239

 

25

 

5592.38

 

1.63

Sikkim

 

7,096

 

7

 

399.10

 

5.62

Tamil Nadu

 

1,30,058

 

29

 

6157.12

 

4.73

Uttarakhand

 

53,483

 

7

 

2690.12

 

5.03

West Bengal

 

88,752

 

16

 

1456.21

 

1.64

TOTAL

 

3287263

 

87

 

4286.31

 

0.13