National Park in India


National parks in India are IUCN category II protected areas. India's first national park was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park, now known as Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand.
By 1970,India only had five national parks. In 1972, India enacted the Wildlife Protection Act and Project Tiger to safeguard the habitats of conservation reliant species.
As of July 2015, there were 103 national parks encompassing an area of 40,500 km2 (15,600 sq mi) , comprising 1.23% of India's total surface area.
State Park Name
Meghalaya Nokrek National Park
  Balphakram National Park
Madhya Pradesh Bandhavgarh National Park
  Dinosaur Fossils National Park
  Kanha National Park
  Madhav National Park
  Mandla Plant Fossils National Park
  Omkareshwar National Park
  Panna National Park
  Pench National Park
  Sanjay National Park2
  Satpura National Park
  Van Vihar National Park
Karnataka Anshi National Park
  Bandipur National Park
  Bannerghatta National Park (Bannerghatta Biological Park)
  Kudremukh National Park
  Nagarhole National Park
  Rajiv Gandhi (Rameswaram) National Park
Jharkhand Hazaribagh National Park
Odisha Simlipal National Park
  Bhitarkanika National Park
Gujarat Blackbuck National Park, Velavadar
  Gir Forest National Park
  Marine National Park, Gulf of Kutch
  Vansda National Park
West Bengal Buxa Tiger Reserve
  Gorumara National Park
  Jaldapara National Park
  Neora Valley National Park
  Singalila National Park
  Sundarbans National Park
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Campbell Bay National Park
  Galathea National Park
  Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park
  Middle Button Island National Park
  Mount Harriet National Park
  North Button Island National Park
  Rani Jhansi Marine National Park
  Saddle Peak National Park
  South Button Island National Park
Maharashtra Tadoba National Park
  Chandoli National Park
  Gugamal National Park
  Navegaon National Park
  Sanjay Gandhi National Park
Jammu and Kashmir Dachigam National Park
  Hemis National Park
  Kishtwar National Park
  Salim Ali National Park
Rajasthan Desert National Park
  Keoladeo National Park
  Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
  Mukundra Hills National Park
  Ranthambore National Park
  Sariska Tiger Reserve
Andhra Pradesh Papikonda National Park
  Sri Venkateswara National Park
Arunachal Pradesh Mouling National Park
  Namdapha National Park
Assam Dibru-Saikhowa National Park
  Kaziranga National Park
  Manas National Park
  Nameri National Park
  Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park
Bihar Valmiki National Park
Chhattisgarh Guru Ghasidas (Sanjay) National Park
  Indravati (Kutru) National Park
  Kanger Valley National Park
Goa Mollem National Park
Haryana Kalesar National Park
  Sultanpur National Park
Himachal Pradesh Great Himalayan National Park
  Inderkilla National Park
  Khirganga National Park
  Pin Valley National Park
  Simbalbara National Park
Kerala Anamudi Shola National Park
  Eravikulam National Park
  Mathikettan Shola National Park
  Pambadum Shola National Park
  Periyar National Park
  Silent Valley National Park
Manipur Keibul-Lamjao National Park
Mizoram Murlen National Park
  Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park
Nagaland Intanki National Park
Sikkim Khangchendzonga National Park
Tamil Nadu Guindy National Park
  Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park
  Indira Gandhi (Annamalai) National Park
  Mudumalai National Park
  Mukurthi National Park
Telangana Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park
  Mahaveer Harina Vanasthali  National Park
  Mrugavani National Park
Tripura Clouded Leopard  National Park
  Bison (Rajbari)  National Park
Uttar Pradesh Dudhwa National Park
Uttarakhand Corbett National Park
  Gangotri National Park
  Govind National Park
  Nanda Devi National Park
  Rajaji  National Park
  Valley of Flowers National Park

UNESCO World Heritage Site :       
  1.     Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area    2014
  2.     Kaziranga National Park     1985
  3.     Keoladeo National Park     1985
  4.     Manas Wildlife Sanctuary     1985
  5.     Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks     1988
  6.     Sundarbans National Park     1987
  7.     Western Ghats    2012
Sites Of Conservation Importance        
  1.     Tiger Reserves    49
  2.     Elephant Reserves    16
  3.     Biosphere Reserve    18
  4.     Bird Areas    467
     



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