Tiger Reserves


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Project Tiger was launched by the Government of India in the year 1973 to save the endangered species of tiger in the country.  Starting from nine (9) reserves in 1973-2016 the number is grown up to fifty (51). 

Project Tiger Reserves of India (as on May, 2021)

 

Sl. No.

Name of Tiger
Reserve

 

State

 

Area of the core/
critical tiger
habitat (In Sq. Kms.)

 

Area  of the buffer/
peripheral (In Sq. Kms.)

 

Total area
(In Sq.Kms.)

 

1

Nagarjunsagar Srisailam (part)*

 

Andhra Pradesh

 

2595.72*

 

700.59*

 

3296.31*

 

2

Namdapha

 

Arunachal Pradesh

 

1807.82

 

245

 

2052.82

 

3

Kamlang
Tiger Reserve

 

Arunachal Pradesh

 

671

 

112

 

783

 

4

Pakke

 

Arunachal Pradesh

 

683.45

 

515

 

1198.45

 

5

Manas

 

Assam

 

840.04

 

2310.88

 

3150.92

 

6

Nameri

 

Assam

 

200

 

144

 

344

 

7

Orang
Tiger Reserve           

 

Assam 

 

79.28

 

413.18

 

492.46

 

8

Kaziranga

 

Assam

 

625.58

 

548

 

1173.58

 

9

Valmiki 

 

Bihar

 

598.45

 

300.93

 

899.38

 

10

Udanti-Sitanadi

 

Chattisgarh

 

851.09

 

991.45

 

1842.54

 

11

Achanakmar 

 

Chattisgarh

 

626.195

 

287.822

 

914.017

 

12

Indravati

 

Chhattisgarh

 

1258.37

 

1540.7

 

2799.07

 

13

Palamau

 

Jharkhand

 

414.08

 

715.85

 

1129.93

 

14

Bandipur

 

Karnataka

 

872.24

 

584.06

 

1456.3

 

15

Bhadra

 

Karnataka

 

492.46

 

571.83

 

1064.29

 

16

Dandeli-Anshi

 

Karnataka

 

814.884

 

282.63

 

1097.514

 

17

Nagarahole

 

Karnataka

 

643.35

 

562.41

 

1205.76

 

18

Biligiri Ranganatha
Temple 

 

Karnataka

 

359.1

 

215.72

 

574.82

 

19

Periyar

 

Kerala

 

881

 

44

 

925

 

20

Parambikulam

 

Kerala

 

390.89

 

252.772

 

643.662

 

21

Kanha

 

Madhya Pradesh

 

917.43

 

1134.361

 

2051.791

 

22

Pench

 

Madhya Pradesh

 

411.33

 

768.30225

 

1179.63225

 

23

Bandhavgarh

 

Madhya Pradesh

 

716.903

 

820.03509

 

1598.1

 

24

Panna

 

Madhya Pradesh

 

576.13

 

1021.97**

 

1578.55

 

25

Satpura

 

Madhya Pradesh

 

1339.264

 

794.04397

 

2133.30797

 

26

Sanjay-Dubri

 

Madhya Pradesh

 

812.571

 

861.931

 

1674.502

 

27

Melghat

 

Maharashtra

 

1500.49

 

1268.03

 

2768.52

 

28

Tadoba-Andhari

 

Maharashtra

 

625.82

 

1101.7711

 

1727.5911

 

29

Pench

 

Maharashtra

 

257.26

 

483.96

 

741.22

 

30

Sahyadri 

 

Maharashtra

 

600.12

 

565.45

 

1165.57

 

31

Nawegaon-Nagzira

 

Maharashtra

 

653.674

 

-

 

653.674

 

32

Bor

 

Maharashtra

 

138.12

 

-

 

138.12

 

33

Dampa

 

Mizoram

 

500

 

488

 

988

 

34

Similipal

 

Odisha

 

1194.75

 

1555.25

 

2750

 

35

Satkosia

 

Odisha

 

523.61

 

440.26

 

963.87

 

36

Ranthambore

 

Rajasthan

 

1113.364

 

297.9265

 

1411.291

 

37

Sariska

 

Rajasthan

 

881.1124

 

332.23

 

1213.342

 

38

Mukandra Hills 

 

Rajasthan

 

417.17

 

342.82

 

759.99

 

39

Kalakad-Mundanthurai

 

Tamil Nadu

 

895

 

706.542

 

1601.542

 

40

Anamalai 

 

Tamil Nadu  

 

958.59

 

521.28

 

1479.87

 

41

Mudumalai

 

Tamil Nadu

 

321

 

367.59

 

688.59

 

42

Sathyamangalam

 

Tamil Nadu

 

793.49

 

614.91

 

1408.4

 

43

Kawal 

 

Telangana

 

893.23

 

1125.89

 

2019.12

 

44

Amrabad

 

Telangana

 

2166.37*

 

445.02*

 

2611.39*

 

45

Dudhwa 

 

Uttar Pradesh

 

1093.79

 

1107.9848

 

2201.7748

 

46

Pilibhit 

 

Uttar Pradesh

 

602.798

 

127.4518

 

730.2498

 

47

Amangarh (buffer
of Corbett TR)

 

Uttar Pradesh

 

-

 

80.6

 

80.6

 

Corbett

 

Uttarakhand

 

821.99

 

466.32

 

1288.31

 

48

Rajaji TR

 

Uttarakhand

 

255.63

 

819.54

 

1075.17

 

49

Sunderbans

 

West Bengal

 

1699.62

 

885.27

 

2584.89

 

50

Buxa

 

West Bengal

 

390.5813

 

367.3225

 

757.9038

 

51

Srivilliputhur Megamalai

 

Tamil Nadu

 

641.86

 

374.7

 

1016.57

 

(Source : National Tiger Conservation Authority)
https://ntca.gov.in/tiger-reserves/