India Designates 5 New Ramsar Sites

Published: Jul 26, 2022, 1:29 pm IST

New Delhi: India has designated five (5) new 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.

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