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India recognition 5 New Ramsar Sites | Daily Current Affairs Dose

India recognition 5 New Ramsar Sites | Daily Current Affairs Dose

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India recognition 5 New Ramsar Sites | Daily Current Affairs Dose

India adds 5 New Ramsar Sites: India has recognized five (5) new Ramsar wetlands of International importance, which include three wetlands (Karikili Bird Sanctuary, Pallikaranai Marsh Reserve Forest & Pichavaram Mangrove) in Tamil Nadu, one (Pala wetland) in Mizoram and one wetland (Sakhya Sagar) in Madhya Pradesh, making a total of 54 Ramsar sites in the country. The Ramsar sites have been increased from 49 to 54 Ramsar sites.

What is RAMSAR Wetland Sites

The Ramsar Convention is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable utilization of wetlands, recognizing the fundamental ecological functions of wetlands and their economic, cultural, scientific, and recreational value.

Total RAMSAR Wetland Sites in India (As on July, 2022)

The Ramsar sites in India have been increased from 49 to 54 Ramsar sites, which is a good sign. List of all 54 Ramsar site details available in India are given below.

1. Kolleru Lake from Andhra Pradesh
2. Deepor Beel from Assam
3. Kabartal Wetland from Bihar
4. Khijadia Wildlife Sanctuary from Gujarat
5. Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary from Gujarat
6. Thol Lake Wildlife Sanctuary from Gujarat
7. Wadhvana Wetland from Gujarat
8. Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary from Haryana
9. Sultanpur National Park from Haryana
10. Chandertal Wetland from Himachal Pradesh
11. Pong Dam Lake from Himachal Pradesh
12. Renuka Wetland from Himachal Pradesh
13. Wular Lake from Jammu and Kashmir
14. Hokera Wetland from Jammu and Kashmir
15. Surinsar-Mansar Lakes from Jammu and Kashmir
16. Tsomoriri Lake from Jammu and Kashmir
17. Asthamudi Wetland from Kerala
18. Sasthamkotta Lake from Kerala
19. Vembanad Kol Wetland from Kerala
20. Tso Kar Wetland Complex from Ladakh
21. Bhoj Wetlands from Madhya Pradesh
22. Lonar Lake from Maharashtra
23. Nandur Madhameshwar from Maharashtra
24. Loktak Lake from Manipur
25. Bhitarkanika Mangroves from Orissa
26. Chilka Lake from Orissa
27. Beas Conservation Reserve from Punjab
28. Harike Lake from Punjab
29. Kanjli Lake from Punjab
30. Keshopur-Miani Community Reserve from Punjab
31. Nangal Wildlife Sanctuary from Punjab
32. Ropar Lake from Punjab
33. Keoladeo Ghana NP fron Rajasthan
34. Sambhar Lake from Rajasthan
35. Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary from Tamil Nadu
36. Rudrasagar Lake from Tripura
37. Bakhira Wildlife Sanctuary from Uttar Pradesh
38. Haiderpur Wetland from Uttar Pradesh
39. Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary from Uttar Pradesh
40. Parvati Agra Bird Sanctuary from Uttar Pradesh
41. Saman Bird Sanctuary from Uttar Pradesh
42. Samaspur Bird Sanctuary from Uttar Pradesh
43. Sandi Bird Sanctuary from Uttar Pradesh
44. Sarsai Nawar Jheel from Uttar Pradesh
45. Sur Sarovar from Uttar Pradesh
46. Upper Ganga River (Brijghat to Narora Stretch) from Uttar Pradesh
47. Asan Conservation Reserve from Uttarakhand
48. East Kolkata Wetlands from West Bengal
49. Sunderbans Wetland from West Bengal
50. Karikili Bird Sanctuary from Tamil Nadu
51. Pallikaranai Marsh Reserve Forest from Tamil Nadu
52. Pichavaram Mangrove from Tamil Nadu
53. Pala wetland from Mizoram
54. Sakhya Sagar from Madhya Pradesh

Important facts for upcoming exams from the above Current Affairs Topic

  • President of India: Droupadi Murmu 
  • Vice President of India: Venkaiah Naidu 
  • Prime Minister of India: Narendra Modi 
  • Chief Justice of India: N. V. Ramana 
  • Lok Sabha Speaker of India: Om Birla 
  • Capital of India: New Delhi 
  • Largest city of India: Mumbai 
  • Official languages of India: Hindi / English 
  • Currency of India: Indian rupee (₹) (INR) 
  • Total Population of India 2018 estimate: Neutral increase 1,352,642,280

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