Ten more Indian wetlands designated as Ramsar sites; the total Ramsar sites reached to 64

India has designated 10 more wetlands as Ramsar sites, are in Tamil Nadu and one each in Goa, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha states on India. after adding new 10 more Indian wetlands designated as Ramsar sites, the total Ramsar sites in India has become 64, covering an area of 12,50,361 hectares.

List of 10 wetlands designated as Ramsar sites:

Wetland NameState
Koonthankulam Bird SanctuaryTamil Nadu
Satkosia GorgeOdisha
Nanda LakeGoa
Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere ReserveTamil Nadu
Ranganathituu BSKarnataka
Vembannur Wetland ComplexTamil Nadu
Vellode Bird SanctuaryTamil Nadu
Sirpur wetland Madhya Pradesh
Vedanthangal Bird SanctuaryTamil Nadu
Udhayamarthandapuram Bird SanctuaryTamil Nadu

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