Declaring area around Dalma wildlife sanctuary as eco-sensitive zone

Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary is bounded by the forests of Dhalbhum and Saraikela Forest Division of Jharkhand and Kansabati Forest Division of West Bengal, Jamshedpur township and Chandil sub divisional town are merely 0 -5 kilometers from the boundary of Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary. The said Eco-sensitive Zone covers an area of 522.98 square kilometer in Jharkhand, consisting of the followings, namely: enclave villages, villages situated outside the boundary of Protected Area, development blocks, and district wise area.