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List of all Biosphere Reserves of India - comprehensive list



Biosphere Reserves Detailed Discussion

Biosphere reserves are established for the conservation of a larger area of natural habitat.

and some of them include nationak parks inside them too.

India has 18 Biosphere reserves .

List of Biosphere Reserves in India 

1) Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve ,Tamil Nadu,Kerala and West Bengal

2) Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve ,Uttarakhand

3) Gulf of Mannar ,Tamil Nadu

4) Nokrek ,Meghalaya

5) Sunderbans ,West Bengal

6) Manas ,Assam

7) Simlipal ,Odisha

8) Dihang-Dibang ,Arunachal Pradesh

9) Panchmarhi Biosphere Reserve ,Madhya Pradesh

10) Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve ,Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

11) Great Rann of Kutch ,Gujarat

12) Cold Desert ,Himanchal Pradesh

13) Khangchendzonga National Park ,Sikkim

14) Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve ,Kerala and Tamil Nadu

15) Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve ,Andaman and Nicobar Islands

16) Dibru-Saikhowa ,Assam

17) Seshachalam Hills ,Andhra Pradesh

18) Panna ,Madhya Pradesh

Of which , 12 biosphere reserves are part of the World Network Of Biosphere Reserves
based on the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere list (MAB).

MAB list:

1) Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve

2) Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve

3) Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve

4) Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve

5) Nokrek Biosphere Reserve

6) Panchmarhi Biosphere Reserve

7) Simlipal Biosphere Reserve

8) Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve

9) Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve

10) Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve

11) Khangchendzonga National Park

12) Panna Biosphere Reserve


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