Location - East Kameng district with headquarters at Seijusa.
Designation and address of the Manager:-
Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary Division
Seijusa, East Kameng District
Tiger Reserve is located in the East kameng District of Arunachal
with head quarter at Seijusa 21 km from Saibari in Assam off
the national Highway- 52. The total area of the Tiger Reserve is
862 Sq. km bounded by Kemeng River in the west 7 North, Pakke
River in the East iterate boundary with Assam in the south.
The area of present Pakke Tiger Reserve was originally constituted
Pakke Reserve Forest vide notification No.FOR/32/54 dated
01.07.1966 and was declared as Camo Sanctuary vide notification
No. For/32/54 dated 28.03.1977. Subsequently it was declared, as
Pakhui Wildlife sanctuary vides notification No. CWl/D/26/94/1542-92
dated 18.04.02, and finally it was declared, as Pakke Tiger
Reserve vides notification No. For/CWL/D/26/94/1742-91 dated
23.04.02 under Project Tiger scheme of Government of India.
At present pakke Tiger Reserve
is under the administration of Divisional Forest Officer Pakke
wildlife Sanctuary Division with its Head Quarter at Seijusa,
District- East Kmeng, Arunachal Pradesh, comprising 2 ranges i.e
(i) Seijusa wildlife range with head quarter at west bank, (ii)
Wildlife Range with head quarter at Tipi in west Kameng District.
Shortly it will be under the administrative control of a
field director, Project Tiger with a proposal of 1 (one) more range
Bana under east Kmeng district.
Forest types with Major Species
As per the champion and
Seth’s classification Forest type of Pakke Tiger can be classified
Assam valley tropical
semi evergreen forest.
Sub Himalayan light
alluvial semi evergreen forest 92b/C/151).
Eastern Hollock Forest
Upper Assam valley
tropical evergreen forest (IB/C2B)
Secondary moist bamboo
tree species include, Terminalia myriocarpa (Hollock), Ailanthus
ezcelsa (Barpat), Duabhangagrandiflora (Khokan), Canarium
resinferum, Trewia nudiflora, Tetramelus nudiflora, sterculia
villosa, macropanax dapermus, syzigiummacrocarpum, garcinia
species, quercus lamaliosa, castonopis indica, phoebe goalparensis,
amorawallichii, ailanthus grandis, pterspermum scerifoloium,
dillenia indica, artocarpus chaplas, bischofia japonica (uriam),
albizia procer and bambox ociba (simul).
The important bamboo
species are Dendroclamus hamitonii, bamboosa pelida and
pseudostachym polymorphism. The cane species are calams crectus,
calamus tenuis calamus flagella.
Major fauna in the Tiger Reserve and Status:
, leopard, clouded Leopard, jungle cat, wild dog Jackal, Himalayan
Black Bear, Biturong, Elephant, Gaur, Samber, Hog deer, Barking
Deer, Wilboar, Yellow throated martin, Malayan Giant, squirrel,
Flying squirrel, squirrel, civet, cappedlangur, Rhesus macaque,
assameseMacaque, Bison etc. The presence of stamp tailed macaque
has been reported by one researcher.
Avi fauna:Hornbill, white winged wood duck, Jungle Fowl,
Peacock Phesant, Khaleej Pheasant, Dove, Barbets, Drongo, Scrpent
eagle, Baaz eagles etc.
Important events in the past 2
(two) Years: -
the initiative of the officers and staff of Pakke Wildlife
sanctuary Division four village Forest Development Councils were
constituted in fringe area of the Protected Area for Protection
and conservation of wild life & Forests. A result protection of
wildlife has been brought into full scale with active involvement
of local people and NGO’s of international repute like WTI/WWF
etc. To reduce the traditional use of Hornbill beaks on the head
gear of local people, artificial fiber beaks were introduced 7
distributed to the local people which got very good response.