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LIST OF IMPORTANT BIOSPHERE RESERVES IN INDIA

  1. Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve – West Bengal
  2. Similipal Biosphere Reserve – Odisha
  3. Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve – Madhya Pradesh
  4. Nokrek Biosphere Reserve –     Meghalaya
  5. Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve – Tamil Nadu – This is the first Biosphere of India notified in 1986.
  6. Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve – Uttarakhand
  7. Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve – Tamil Nadu
  8. Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve – Great Nicobar – This is the only biosphere reserve in India that entirely lies in the Union Territory
  9. Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve – Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh
  10. Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve – Kerala and Tamil Nadu
  11. Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve – Sikkim – It is the only mixed heritage site in UNESCO’s world heritage sites list
The above listed 11 Biosphere Reserves in India are in the UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites List
  1. Seshachalam Hills – Andhra Pradesh
  2. Panna – Madhya Pradesh
  3. Cold Desert – Himachal Pradesh
  4. Kachcha – Gujarat
  5. Dehang Dibang – Arunachal Pradesh
  6. Dibru Saikhowa – Assam
  7. Manas – Assam