Administrative Body

Since all the Tiger reserves of India are governed by the NTCA’s (National Tiger Conservation Authority) guidelines, the organization structure and responsibilities are almost identical across all the Tiger reserves. The Reserve is headed by a Field Director who is supported by the Deputy Director. Since Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve has two protected areas viz. Bandhavgarh National Park and Panpatha Wildlife Sanctuary, the reserve is divided into two administrative sub-units headed by three Asst. Conservator of Forest. Further, there are 9 rangers, 8 range assistants and 22 foresters along with 60 forest guards.