List of 18 Biosphere Reserve of India with locations

List of 18 Biosphere reserve  of India with locations
There are total 18 biosphere Reserves are in India , Out of which 11 biosphere reserves are a part of WBNR programme list.

Defination of Biospheres Reserves ?


Biosphere Reserves are the areas which are internationally recognised and are protected by respective governments of the respective states or country. It covers both terrestrial and coastal ecosystems which promotes sustainable use of natural resources with proper managements.Biospheres reserves also help in building good relationship between man & the nature.

The first biosphere Reserve of India

- Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve

The smallest biosphere Reserve of India

- Panna Biosphere Reserve , Madhya Pradesh

Division of Biosphere Reserves into zones There are three zones of a Biospheres Reserves- Core zone,Buffer zone & Transition zone

SNO. ----BIOSPHERES RESERVES---- ----STATES---- WBNR/MAB LIST
1 Nilgiri Tamilnadu , Kerala & Karnataka WBNR
2 Nanda Devi Uttarakhand WBNR
3 Gulf of Mannar Tamilnadu WBNR
4 Nokrek Meghalaya WBNR
5 Sunderbans West Bengal WBNR
6 Manas Assam
7 Simlipal Odisha WBNR
8 Dihang Dibang Arunachal Pradesh
9 Pachmarhi Madhya Pradesh WBNR
10 Achanakmar Amarkantak Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh WBNR
11 Great Rann of Kutch Gujarat
12 Cold Desert Himachal Pradesh
13 Khangchendzonga Sikkim WBNR
14 Agasthyamalai Kerala, Tamilnadu WBNR
15 Great Nicobar Andaman & Nicobar Islands WBNR
16 Dibru- Saikhowa Assam
17 Seshachalam Hills Andhra Pradesh
18 Panna Madhya Pradesh
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