Deccan Regional Centre, Hyderabad
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Centre at a Glance

  • Established           27th December 2005
  • Jurisdiction           Andhra Pradesh and Orissa
  • Area           c. 4,35,656 sq km
  • Revenue districts           23 (Andhra Pradesh), 30 (Orissa)
  • Forest area
    • c. 64,373 sq km (Andhra Pradesh)
    • c. 57,185 sq km (Orissa)
  • Forest cover
    • 23.2% (Andhra Pradesh)
    • 30% (Orissa)
  • The cover of Eastern Ghats
    • 1,34,186 sq km (Andhra Pradesh)
    • 248 sq km (Orissa)
  • Protected Area
    • Biosphere Reserves           01 (Simlipal, Orissa)
    • National Parks           06 (Andhra Pradesh - 04, Orissa - 02)
    • Tigar Reserves           02 (NagarjunSagar, Andhra Pradesh and Simlipal, Orissa)
  • Wildlife Sanctuaries           40 (Andhra pradesh - 22, Orissa - 18)

Contact

  • Tel/Fax : (040) 2400 2287
  • Tel.: (040) 2002 0666
  • Email : bsi_deccancircle@rediffmail.com
Last Updated : 20/09/2017