Centre at a Glance
Established: 31st July 1962
Jurisdiction: Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh
Area (Jurisdiction): 6,81,227 sq km
Protected Area Network under the Jurisdiction of Central Regional Centre
Biosphere Reserves: 3
National Parks: 14
(Van Vihar, N.P.; Satpura N.P.; Madhav N.P; Kanha N.P; Panna N.P; Bandhavgarh N.P.; Indira Priyadarshani Pench N.P.; Fossil N.P.; Dinosaur Fossil N.P.; Sanjay N.P.)
Uttar Pradesh : 1 (Dudhwa N.P)
Wildlife Sanctuaries: 62 (Chhattisgarh-11, Madhya Pradesh-25, Uttar Pradesh-26)
Tiger Reserves: 12
Chhattisgarh: 3 (Indravati, Achanakmar, Udanti-Sitanadi).
Madhya Pradesh: 6 (Kanha, Pench, Bandhavgarh, Panna, Satpura, Sanjay-Dubri).
Uttar Pradesh: 3 (Dhudwa, Pilibhit, Amangarh (buffer of Corbett TR).
Explorations: More than 187 tours
Herbarium Acronym: BSA
Seed plants, Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms: 1,04,315 species
Lichens: 11,191 species
Type Collections: 95