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Ramsar Sites in India

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  • The Ramsar Convention was signed in 1971 with the aim of “the conservation and wise use of wetlands in domestic, national and international cooperation for the overall sustainable development of the world”. 
     
  •  Ramsar sites are included in the Montreux Record to track any major ecological changes that may have a positive or reverse impact on any of the wetlands. 
     
  • The Ramsar Convention came into force in India on  February 1, 1982. 
     
  • India currently has 75  sites designated as Wetlands of International Importance. This is the highest in South Asia.
Serial No.       Ramsar SiteLocation
1Khijadiya Wildlife SanctuaryGujarat
2Bakhira Wildlife SanctuaryUttar Pradesh
3Haiderpur WetlandUttar Pradesh
4Sultanpur National ParkHaryana
5Bhindawas Wildlife SanctuaryHaryana
6Thol Lake Wildlife SanctuaryGujarat
7Wadhwana or Wadhvana WetlandGujarat
8Ashtamudi WetlandKerala
9Beas Conservation ReservePunjab
10Bhitarkanika MangrovesOdisha
11Bhoj WetlandsMadhya Pradesh
12Chandra TaalHimachal Pradesh
13Chilika LakeOdisha
14Deepor BeelAssam
15East Kolkata WetlandsWest Bengal
16Harike Wetlands Punjab
17Hokera WetlandJammu & Kashmir
18Kanjli WetlandPunjab
19Keoladeo National ParkRajasthan
20Keshopur-Miani Community ReservePunjab
21Kolleru lakeAndhra Pradesh
22Ranganathittu Bird SanctuaryKarnataka
23Kabartal Wetland Bihar
24Loktak lakeManipur
25Nalsarovar Bird sanctuaryGujarat
26Nandur MadhameshwarMaharashtra
27Nangal Wildlife SanctuaryPunjab
28Nawabganj Bird SanctuaryUttar Pradesh
29Nanda Lake Goa
30Parvati Agra Bird SanctuaryUttar Pradesh
31Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird SanctuaryTamil Nadu
32Pong Dam lakeHimachal Pradesh
33Renuka lakeHimachal Pradesh
34Ropar WetlandPunjab
35Rudrasagar LakeTripura
36Saman Bird SanctuaryUttar Pradesh
37Samaspur Bird SanctuaryUttar Pradesh
38Sambhar lakeRajasthan
39Sandi Bird SanctuaryUttar Pradesh
40Sarsai Nawar JheelUttar Pradesh
41Sasthamkotta lakeKerala
42Surinsar- Mansar lakesJammu & Kashmir
43TsomoririLadakh
44Upper Ganga riverUttar Pradesh
45Vembanad Kol Wetland Kerala
46Wular lake Jammu & Kashmir
47Hygam WetlandJammu and Kashmir
48Shallbugh Wetland Conservation ReserveJammu and Kashmir
49Sundarban WetlandWest Bengal
50Asan BarrageUttarakhand
51Kanwar Lake or Kabar TaalBihar
52Lonar LakeMaharashtra
53Sur SarovarUttar Pradesh
54Tso Kar WetlandLadakh
55Sakhya SagarMadhya Pradesh
56Sirpur LakeMadhya Pradesh
57Yashwant SagarMadhya Pradesh
58Thane CreekMaharashtra
59Pala WetlandMizoram
60Ansupa LakeOdisha
61Hirakud ReservoirOdisha
62Satkosia GorgeOdisha
63Tampara LakeOdisha
64Chitrangudi Bird SanctuaryTamil Nadu 
65Gulf of mannar Marine Biosphere ReserveTamil Nadu 
66Kanjirankulam Bird SanctuaryTamil Nadu 
67Karikili Bird SanctuaryTamil Nadu 
68Koonthankulam Bird SanctuaryTamil Nadu 
69Pallikarnai Marsh ReserveForestTamil Nadu 
70Pichavaram Mangrove Tamil Nadu 
71Suchindram Theroor Wetland ComplexTamil Nadu 
72Udhayamarthandapuram Bird SanctuaryTamil Nadu 
73Vadavur Bird SanctuaryTamil Nadu 
74Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary Tamil Nadu 
75Vellode Bird SanctuaryTamil Nadu

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