Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary

Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary

Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary-Sariska Tiger Sanctuary is a tiger reserve in Alwar district, Rajasthan, India. It is spread over an area of 881 km2 (340 sq mi), which includes scrubbing dry forest, dry deciduous forest, grasslands, and rocky hills. The region was a protected preserve of the Alwar state and in 1955 was declared a wildlife sanctuary. It was granted the status of a tiger reserve in 1978, being part of India’s Project Tiger The Ashola Bhatti wildlife sanctuary was declared a national park in 1990, with a total area of approximately 273.8 km2 (105 sq mi).  It is the first reserve in the world to have successfully transferred tigers. It is an important biodiversity area in the North Aravalli Leopard and Wildlife Corridor.

The park is located 106 km (66 mi) from Hindaun, 107 km (66 mi) from Jaipur, and 200 km (120 mi) from Delhi. It is a part of the Aravalli Range and the dry deciduous forests of Khatir-Gir.  It is rich in mineral resources like copper. Despite the Supreme Court’s 1991 ban on mining in the area, marble mining continues to pose a threat to the environment

Location and access

It is located in the South Delhi district along the interstate border of Delhi, Faridabad, and Gurgaon. It can be reached from many places in Delhi and Haryana. On the order of Delhi-Faridabad, it goes from Tughlakabad (Mehrauli-Badarpur Road) to Surajkund Mela Road (2 km (1.2 mi)). Near Karni Singh, Shooting Range or Mehrauli can be approached for 6 km (3.7 mi) from Chhatarpur Temple. Near Sanjay Colony (Bhatti Kshetra). It is about 25 km (16 mi) from Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, Delhi Railway Station is about 30 km (19 mi) and Maharana Pratap Bus Stand is about 32 km (20 mi) from the sanctuary


The legally protected status of the southern ridge was uncertain until 1986 when community land in villages of Asola, Shapur, and Maidangri (4,707 acres (1,905 ha)) were notified and Bhatti (2,167 acres (877 hectares) of land was notified during 1986 Was done. 1991 as a Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary

In 2011, the Supreme Court of India ordered that all states must define an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) around forests to limit adverse aspects of human impact on the environment. In 2017, the Delhi government notified 15.55 sq km of SEZ. The January 2019 plan by the Haryana government envisages a notification of an area of 12.17 sq km (1,217 ha) as SEZ, out of which 11.82 sq km Faridabad (Anangpur, Mangar Bani, Badkhal, Pali, with an area of 100 meters to 1000 meters). Metal, Ankir, and Mohtabad). 0.35 sq km (100 m area covering Bandhwadi, Gwal hill, and Balola) in Gurugram. The boundaries of the ESZ towards Haryana terminate along the northern edge of MDR 137 Gurugram-Faridabad State Highway. There is already 12.33 sq km of protected forests (6.825 km किमी in Faridabad and 5.51 km किमी in Gurugram) on the southern side of this highway, which is not included in this ESZ. The range of ESZ is only 100 meters to exclude urban areas from highly urban areas, such as Surajpur to Badkhal and also around Amanpour.