Project Tiger and Tiger Reserves in India

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Jim Corbett ( Oldest Tiger Reserve, India)
Jim Corbett is the Oldest National Park in India

India is a home of 70% Tiger of the world. In addition, all these tigers are preserved in 50 Tiger Reserves in India which comes under Project Tiger. Jim Corbett is the Oldest National Park in India and was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park to protect the endangered Bengal Tiger. It is Located in Nainital and Pauri Garhwal District, Uttrakhand.

The Bengal Tigers conservation comes under Indian Wildlife Protection Act of 1972. Therefore, it gives power to government agencies to take strict measures so as to ensure the conservation and protection of the Bengal tigers.

Project Tiger

Project Tiger is a Tiger Conservation Programme launched in April 1973 by Government of India under the leadership of Indira Gandhi. The objectives of the Project Tiger was to save the Royal Bengal Tigers from getting extinction.

List of Tiger Reserves in India

No.Tiger ReserveState
1BandipurKarnataka
2Corbett Uttarakhand
3Kanha Madhya Pradesh
4Manas Assam
5MelghatMaharashtra
6PalamauJharkhand
7RanthamboreRajasthan
8Similipal Odisha
9Sunderbans West Bengal
10PeriyarKerala
11SariskaRajasthan
12BuxaWest Bengal
13Indravati Chhattisgarh
14NamdaphaArunachal Pradesh
15Dudhwa Uttar Pradesh
16Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tamil Nadu
17ValmikiBihar
18Pench Madhya Pradesh
19Tadoba-Andhari Maharashtra
20Bandhavgarh Madhya Pradesh
21Panna Madhya Pradesh
22Dampa Mizoram
23Bhadra Karnataka
24PenchMaharashtra
25Pakke or PakhuiArunachal Pradesh
26NameriAssam
27Satpura Madhya Pradesh
28Anamalai Tamil Nadu
29Udanti-SitanadiChhattisgarh
30SatkosiaOdisha
31Kaziranga Assam
32Achanakmar Chhattisgarh
33Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve(Kali)Karnataka
34Sanjay-Dubri Madhya Pradesh
35Mudumalai Tamil Nadu
36Nagarahole Karnataka
37ParambikulamKerala
38Sahyadri Maharashtra
39Biligiri Ranganatha TempleKarnataka
40KawalTelangana
41SathyamangalamTamil Nadu
42Mukandra Hills Rajasthan
43Nawegaon-Nagzira Maharashtra
44Nagarjunsagar Srisailam Andhra Pradesh&telangana
45Amrabad Telangana
46Pilibhit Uttar Pradesh
47BorMaharashtra
48Rajaji Uttarakhand
49OrangAssam
50Kamlang Arunachal Pradesh
Click here for Official Link of National Tiger Conservation Authority/Project Tiger

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