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Address-Semadoh,Melghat Amravati Maharashtra India



Melghat Tiger Reserve-(1973-74-2007-08) :


The Government of India in consultation with the State Government and in accordance with the recommendations of the Task

 Force appointed on the matter of Tiger Conservation, by the Indian Board of Wildlife established nine Tiger reserve in the

 first phase in the country during the year 1973-74. Melghat Tiger Reserve was one of these Nine Tiger Reserve and came in to

 being on 22.2.1974 initially over an area of 1571.74 Sq. K.m. This was the first Tiger Reserve to be declared in the State

 of Maharashtra, which subsequently get expanded to 2029.04 Sq. Km.The Melghat nestling in the Satpuda hill ranges of

 Forsythls and Dunbar’s Central India with vast tracts of inviolate natural forests consisting of uniquend representative ecosystems

 with rich Bio-diversity and varied habitats offered by deep valleys (locally known as Khoras) and high hills (locally known as

 Ballas), daunted with rivers and nallahs having water all the year round in the “Doh” was the natural choice for the community

 of foresters in Maharashtra, when it came to choose an area for preserving it for posterity and for ensuring that the ‘Tiger’ the

 most magnificent and royal of the wild species, could sustain a viable population and survive for the eternity.The Management

 plan for Melghat Tiger Reserve has been sanctioned by the Government for the period 2004-05 to 2013-14. The working in

 Melghat Tiger Reserve is being carried out as per the sanctioned Management plan.




Situated in the Satpura hill ranges of Central India, Melghat Tiger Reserve lies in Melghat Forests of Amravati district in Vidarbha

 region of Maharashtra bordering Madhya Pradesh in the North and East. Its area is geographically located as given below.

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