Tiger Reserve status has been granted to Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary

Tiger Reserve status has been granted to Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary

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Category : National Published on: October 08 2021

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  • The Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary have been designated as a Tiger Reserve. This is also the fourth Tiger Reserve in Chhattisgarh.
  • The new Chhattisgarh Tiger Reserve is located in the state's northern region, bordering Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh.
  • The new Tiger Reserve in Chhattisgarh's constituent units, Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary, cover 1, 44,000 hectares and 60,850 hectares, respectively.

Important facts 

About National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuary

National Park

Wildlife Sanctuary

A national park is a protected area established by governing bodies to preserve and evolve wildlife.

A wildlife sanctuary is a natural habitat that is managed by governing bodies or private organisations to protect specific animal and bird species.

National park preserves fauna, flora, historic objects, landscape, etc.

Wildlife sanctuary preserves birds, animals, insects, reptiles, etc.

The goal of national parks is to protect the territories historic and natural resources, as well as its wildlife.

The goal of wildlife sanctuaries is to ensure the survival of wildlife populations and their respective habitats..

National park is highly restricted and people cannot randomly access it.

Restrictions are relatively less and it is open to people

Official permission is required.

Official permission is not required.

Boundaries are fixed by the administration.

Boundaries are not fixed.

Human activity is not permitted at all.

Human activity is permitted yet to a specific limit. 

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