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TRAINING PROGRAMME CONDUCTED DURING 2015-2016

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Name of the Programme

Venue

Organised by

Date

Remarks

1.

Zoo Keeper’s Training

Zoological Garden, Alipore

Zoological Garden, Alipore

21.09.2015 to 23.09.2015

 

2.

Zoo Keeper’s Training

Zoological Garden, Alipore

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

Darjeeling

22.06.2015 to 26.06.2015

 

 

TRAINING PROGRAMME CONDUCTED DURING 2014-2015

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Name of the Programme

Venue

Organised by

Date

Remarks

1.

Zoo Forest Department Linkages for Biodiversity Gains for IFS officers

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

and funded by the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change, Government of India.

5th  to 6th February 2015

Twenty four participants from 14 states of India attended the training programme.

2.

Internship programme and practical classes on Wildlife related courses

Zoological Garden, Alipore

Zoological Garden, Alipore

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Undergraduate and post-graduate veterinary students of West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences.

3.

Field demonstration on the animal management of the zoo

Zoological Garden, Alipore

Zoological Garden, Alipore

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Probationary Forest Officers of different states

 

Zoo Interns: Following are the Zoo Interns for the year 2014-2015 at the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling

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Name of the Intern

School/ College/University/Other Institution

Country

Duration of Internship

Area of Work

1

Miss Namrata Pradhan

Loyola College, Chennai

India

01.05.2014  to 31.05.2014

Parasitic Study of Captive Animal- Snow Leopard and Red Panda

2

Miss Deena Gurung

Loyola College, Chennai

India

01.05.2014 to 31.05.2014

Behavioural Study on Lesser Carnivore mammals of Darjeeling Zoo

3

Mr. Vedvash Pradhan

Mount Hermon School Darjeeling

India

01.05.2014 to 31.05.2014

Visitor ‘s Survey at PNHZ Park

4

Dr. Nicola M. Goodship

 

United Kingdom

01.06.2014 to 31.07.2014

Insect and Bird Survey at PNHZ Park

5

Catherine Hauw 

Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine 3rd year

Szent Istvan Univeristy, Budapest

France

12.07.2014 to 21.07.2014

Nutrition and Breeding of two Himalayan species – The Snow Leopard (Uncia uncia) and the Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens fulgens)

N.B.:    The Park provided them with all the necessary assistance required by them including a certificate and remunerations for their service to the Park.

 

Other programmes organised:

The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling organised different programmes as follows:-

 

a.    World Environment day on 5th June 2014, the theme for this year was “Raise your Voice Not the Sea level”.

b.      Sit and Draw competition: The topic for the sit and draw competition was “My Favourite Wild Animal’ and A Tree saves many lives

c.       56th Foundation Day of PNHZ Park 14th August 2014.

 

MEETINGS AND TRAINING ATTENDED BY ZOO OFFICERS  & STAFF:

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Name of the training

Name of the person

Place

Presented

Period

1

Stakeholders’ Consultation on Human Wildlife Conflict in Sikkim and Darjeeling Himalayas

 

1. Miss Upashana  Rai

Zoo Biologist  PNHZP Darjeeling

2. Shri Bhupen Roka

Education Officer

PNHZP, Darjeeling

Gyalshing, West Sikkim

 

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1 6th Sept’14

2

Annual meeting of the Conservation Breeding Specialist Group

 

Dr. B, R. Sharma,  IFS

Member Secretary,

West Bengal Zoo Authority

New Delhi, India

……..

3Oth Oct’- 2nd Nov’14

3

Annual meeting of the Conservation Breeding Specialist Group

 

 

 

1. . Shri A.K. Jha  IFS

Director, PNHZP Darjeeling

2. Miss Upashna Rai

Zoo Biologist PNHZP Darjeeling

3 Shri Bhupen Roka

Education Officer PNHZP, Darjeeling

New Delhi, India

.........

30th Oct’-2nd Nov’14

4

69th WAZA Annual Conference and Technical Congress

 Dr. B, R. Sharma,  IFS

Member Secretary, 

West Bengal Zoo Authority

New Delhi, India

Technical Advisor

 

2nd - 6th November 2014

 

69th WAZA Annual Conference and Technical Congress

1.   Shri A.K. Jha  IFS

Director, PNHZP Darjeeling

2. . Miss Upashna Rai

Zoo Biologist PNHZP Darjeeling

3. Shri Bhupen Roka

Education Officer PNHZP, Darjeeling

New Delhi, India

Conservation Breeding of Red Panda in Darjeeling Zoo- 1990 to 2013

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2nd - 6th November 2014

6

Workshop on Master Planning for Zoo Education

1.Shri Bhupen Roka

Education Officer PNHZP, Darjeeling

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

 

15th-18th  December 2014

7

69th WAZA Annual Conference and Technical Congress

Dr. K. L Ghosh Director, Zoological Garden,  Alipore

New Delhi, India

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2nd - 6th November 2014

 

TRAINING PROGRAMME CONDUCTED DURING 2013-2014

Three training programmes were conducted during the period as follows:-

Slno.    Name of the Programme Venue Organised by Date Remarks
1. Endangered Species Recovery- Linkages of ex-situ efforts Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park 27 to 31st May, 2013 28 IFS officials with diverse educational and work background from 15 states of India attended the training programme.
2. Zoos as window for Conservation of Species Siliguri Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park 7-8th November, 2013 A total of sixteen participants attended the programme.
3. A PHVA workshop on the Red Panda Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling

Rotterdam Zoo, Netherland, Central Zoo Authority and Zoo Outreach Organisation, Coimbatore, India

Hosted by : Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
26th t0 29th November, 2013 Workshop participants included representatives of three range countries – India, Nepal and Bhutan as well as USA and Europe.
4.

Internship programme and

practical classes related to Wildlife courses
Alipore Zoological Garden, Alipore Alipore Zoological Garden, Alipore 2013-14 Undergraduate and post graduate veterinary students of West Bengal Veterinary, Animal Husbandry and Fishery Sciences
5.

Field demonstration on

Animal Management of the zoo

 Alipore Zoological Garden, Alipore Alipore Zoological Garden, Alipore  2013-14  

Provisionary Forest Officers

of different states

 

TRAINING PROGRAMME CONDUCTED DURING 2015-2016

Training programme was conducted during the period as follows:-

 

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Name of the Programme

Venue

Organised by

Date

Remarks

1.

ZOO KEEPERS TRAINING PROGRAMME

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park Darjeeling

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and

funded by the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change, GOI

22.06.2015

to

26.06.2015

Nineteen Zoo Keepers from various zoos, rescue centres and parks under WBZA  attended the programme

2.

Zoo Intern

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling

20.01.2015

to

22.03.2016

Seven persons from different University, Colleges performed internship and practical classes on wildlife related courses

3

Internship programme and practical classes on Wildlife related courses

Zoological Garden Alipore

Zoological Garden

Alipore under the guidance of Veterinary Officers

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Undergraduate and post-graduate veterinary students of West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences.

4.

Field demonstration on the animal management of the zoo

Zoological Garden Alipore

Zoological Garden Alipore

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Probationary Forest Officers of different states

5

ZOO KEEPERS TRAINING PROGRAMME

Zoological Garden Alipore

Zoological Garden, Alipore

21.09.2015

To

23.09.2015

Twenty one Zoo Keepers from various zoos, rescue centres and parks under WBZA  attended the programme

 

 

 

 

Zoo Interns: Following are the Zoo Interns for the year 2015-2016 at the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling

 

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Name of

the Intern

School/ College/University/

Other Institution

Country

Duration of Internship

             Area of Work

1

Miss Deepsikha Shah

Canadian International School, Bangalore

India

 

25.06.2015

to

03.08.2015

Captive management of animals at PNHZP Darjeeling

2

Mr. Samir Thapa

Darjeeling Government College

India

20.09.2015 to 20.01.2015

Parasitic study of captive  animals

( Mammals & Pheasant)

3

Mr. Akash Thapa

St. Joshep’s College, Dehradun

India

24.09.2015

 

4

Mr. Palden Tamang

St. Joshep’s College, Dehradun

India

 

 

5

Mr. Himanshu Umesh Damle

Bombay Veterinary College, Mumbai

India

03.01.2016 to 16.01.2916

High Altitude Herbivore hair key

6

Mr. Supriyo Dalui

University of Calcutta

India

05.10.2015 to 18.05.2015

/ 13.03.2016 to

22.03.20-16

Review work on Project of Snow Leopard

 

 

N.B.:    The Park provided them with all the necessary assistance required by them including a certificate and remunerations for their service to the Park.

 

Other programmes organised during 2015-16

 

   The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling organised the following educational   programme:

World Environment day on 5th June 2016:  Students of Grade I-IV from different primary schools from Darjeeling attended in the programme. They participated in ‘Sit & Draw and Quiz Competition’ on the theme “Greening the Blue”. Swami Vivekananda Primary School was declared winner in Inter Primary Quiz Competition.