List of Biosphere reserves in India. Name of Biosphere reserve, Year of Notification, Total Area and Location is as follows…..
Sl. No.Name of Biosphere ReserveDate of NotificationArea of the core / buffer/transition (In Km2)Location (States)
(Core 1240 & Buffer 4280)
Part of Wayanad, Nagarhole, Bandipur and Madumalai, Nilambur, Silent Valley and Siruvani hills (Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka).
2Nanda Devi18.01.19885860.69
(Core 712.12, Buffer 5,148.570) & T. 546.34)
Part of Chamoli, Pithoragarh, and Bageshwar districts (Uttarakhand).
(Core 47.48 & Buffer 227.92, Transition Zone 544.60)
Part of Garo hills (Meghalaya).
4Great Nicobar06.01.1989885 (Core 705 & Buffer 180)Southern most islands of Andaman And Nicobar (A&N Islands).
5Gulf of Mannar18.02.198910,500 km2
Total Gulf area
(area of Islands 5.55 km2)
Indian part of Gulf of Mannar between India and Sri Lanka (Tamil Nadu).
(Core 391 & Buffer 2,446)
Part of Kokrajhar, Bongaigaon, Barpeta, Nalbari, Kamprup and Darang districts (Assam).
(Core 1700 & Buffer  7900)
Part of delta of Ganges and Brahamaputra river system
(West Bengal).
(Core 845, Buffer 2129 & Transition 1400
Part of Mayurbhanj district (Orissa).
(Core 340 & Buffer 425)
Part of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia Districts (Assam).
(Core 4094.80 &Buffer 1016.70)
Part of Siang and Dibang Valley in Arunachal Pradesh.
11Pachmarhi03.03.19994926Parts of Betul, Hoshangabad and Chindwara districts of Madhya Pradesh.
(Core 1819.34 & Buffer 835.92)
Parts of Khangchendzonga hills and Sikkim.
13Agasthyamalai12.11.20011828Neyyar, Peppara and Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuaries and their adjoining areas in Kerala.
14Achanakamar –    Amarkantak30.3.20053835.51
(Core 551.55 & Buffer  3283.86)
Covers parts of Anupur and Dindori districts of M.P. and parts of Bilaspur districts of Chhattishgarh State.
15Kachchh29.01.200812,454 km2Part of Kachchh, Rajkot, Surendra Nagar and Patan Civil Districts of Gujarat State.
16Cold Desert28.08.20097770Pin Valley National Park and surroundings; Chandratal and Sarchu&Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh.
17Seshachalam Hills20.09.20104755.997Seshachalam Hill Ranges covering parts of Chittoor and Kadapa districts of Andhra Pradesh.
18Panna25.08.20112998.98Part of Panna and Chhattarpur districts in Madhya Pradesh.