MP FIRST & ONLY Environment

FIRST and ONLY Facts

FirstMADHYA PRADESHPERSON
FirstBiosphere Reserve of Madhya PradeshPachmarhi
FirstFossil National ParkDindori
FirstNational ParkKanha Kisli National Park
OnlyNational Park where Swamp Deer is FoundKanha Kisli National Park
OnlyNational park to have AirstripKanha Kisli National Park
FirstTiger ProjectKanha Kisli National Park
FirstReptile ParkPanna
FirstSnake ParkVan Vihar National Park
OnlyHill StationPachmarhi
OnlyHerbs BankPachmarhi

National Parks in MP –  12 ( PT – Project Tiger – 7)

Name, Year of NotificationDistrict and Area
1. Kanha Kisli 1955 (PT 1973-74)Mandla , 940 sq km
2. Madhav 1958Shivpuri , 337 sq km
3. Bandhavgarh 1968 (PT 1993)Umaria , 437 sq km
4. Pench (Indira Priyadarshini) 1975 (PT 1992)Seoni,, Chhindwara , 293 sq km
5. Van Vihar 1979Bhopal , 4.45 sq km
6. Sanjay, 1981 (PT 2008-09)Sidhi , 466.7 sq km
7. Panna, 1981 (PT 1995)Panna – Chhatarpur , 543 sq km
8. Ghughwa Fossil,  1983 (Wood Fossil)Dindori , 0.27 sq km
9. Satpura, 1983 (PT 1991-2000)Hoshangabad , 525 sq km
10. Omkareshwar, 2004Khandwa
11. Bagh Fossil Park, 2010
(Dinosaur Fossil Park – 2011 onwards)
Dhar
12. Kuno Palpur National Park, 2018Sheopur , Morena

7th Project Tiger is Ratapani Sanctuary (Raisen) which is not a National Park but a Sanctuary

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