Eastern Regional Centre, Shillong
National Emblem Ministry of Environment and Forests

Centre at a Glance

Established         1st April 1956

Jurisdiction         Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura

Area-17, 1484 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 Reserves Assam: 3, Mizoram: 1

Wetlands:  4174

Explorations: ca. 250

Expeditions: 6

Herbarium acronym: ASSAM

New Genera described:  4

New species described: more than 200

Live collections: Approx. 2500 species

 

 

Last Updated : 09/07/2020