Conservation Reserves


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There are 97 existing Conservation Reserves in India covering an area of 44483 km2, which is 0.14% of the geographical area of the country (National Wildlife Database, Dec. 2020). 

State-wise break up of Conservation Reserves 

State & UT

 

State Area (km²)

No. of Con R

 

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

14

 

171.92

 

0.090

Maharashtra

 

3,07,713

7

 

490.05

 

0.160

Punjab

 

50,362

4

 

25.71

 

0.051

Rajasthan

 

3,42,239

14

 

655.37

 

0.190

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

32

 

692.88

 

0.420

Ladakh

 

59146

5

 

249.00

 

0.252

Lakshadweep

 

32

3

 

270.05

 

 

   

TOTAL

97

 

4483

 

0.140