Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

India Designates 5 New Ramsar Sites

Posted On: 26 JUL 2022 11:59AM by PIB Delhi

India has designated five (5) new wetlands of International importance, which include three wetlands (Karikili Bird Sanctuary, Pallikaranai Marsh Reserve Forest & Pichavaram Mangrove) in Tamil Nadu, one (Pala wetland) in Mizoram and one wetland (Sakhya Sagar) in Madhya Pradesh, making a total of 54 Ramsar sites in the country.  The Ramsar sites have been increased from 49 to 54 Ramsar sites.




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