The Palamau Tiger Reserve is located in the western side of Latehar district on the Chhotanagpur plateau in Jharkhand The forest is surrounded by the Netarhat Forest in the South, Auranga River in the North, Latehar Forest Division on the East and Garhwa Forest Division and Sarguja District
The Palamau Tiger Reserve was constituted in the year 1974 under PROJECT TIGER. It is one of the first nine tiger reserves created in the country at inception of ‘Project Tiger’. Palamau Tiger Reserve has the distinction of being the first sanctuary in the world in which a tiger census
Palamau Tiger Reserve is very rich in floral diversity. A large number of species of flowering plants, several pteridophytes, many algae, fungi and lichens are found in this area. Further, the various life-forms like trees, shrubs, herbs and climbers are well represented in the floral diversity of Palamau Tiger Reserve.
Palamau Tiger Reserve is headed by Chief Conservator of Forest & Field Director and it has two divisions namely PTR North Division and PTR South Division. Each division is headed by a Deputy Director. PTR North Division has four ranges while PTR South Division has three ranges. Each range is comprised of several
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