Eastern Regional Centre, Shillong
National Emblem MOEF

Centre at a Glance

  • Established           1st April 1956
  • Jurisdiction           Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura
  • Area - 1,71,484 sq. km.
  • Protected Area Network
    • Biosphere Reserves 3           Assam : 2 (Dibru-Saikhowa, Manas)Meghalaya : 1 (Nokrek)
    • National Parks 12          Assam : 5 ; Manipur : 1; Meghalaya : 2; Mizoram : 2; Nagaland : 1; Tripura : 1
    • Wildlife Sanctuaries 36           Assam : 18 ; Manipur : 1; Meghalaya : 3; Mizoram : 7; Nagaland : 3; Tripura : 4.
    • Tiger Reservers           Assam : 3, Mizoram : 1
  • Wetlands          4174
  • Explorations:           c. 250
  • Expeditions:           5
  • Herbarium acronym          ASSAM
  • Herbarium holdings          c. 2,60 000 herbarium sheets
  • Type collections:          508
  • Library holdings         6433 books and journals.
  • New Genera described        4
  • New Species discovered          91
  • Live collections          837 species

Contact:

  • Phone: (0364) 2223971, 222 3618;
  • Fax: (0364) 2224119
  • E-mail: bsi_ec @neline.com.

 

Last Updated : 08/12/2017