Govt. Of WB Dept. Of  Forest Facebook

The Authority has been assigned to perform the following objectives:-
 

  • To take over the management of the Govt. controlled Zoological Parks/Gardens, Deer Parks, Breeding Centres, Rescue Centres, Safari Parks and other similar establishments/Organisations in West Bengal as may be specifically ordered, from time to time, by the Govt. of WB.
     
  • To co-ordinate with collection and exchange programme and to procure such animals as may be required for the enrichment of the Zoological Gardens/Mini Zoo through exchange from other zoos in India or from abroad.
     
  • To function as the apex technical advisory body for the Zoological Parks/Gardens, Deer Parks, Breeding Centres, Rescue Centres, Safari Parks and other similar establishments/ organisations in West Bengal.
     
  • To promote scientific management of zoos. To undertake Ex-situ conservation of endangered species of animals in captivity.
     
  • To undertake programmes for re-stocking and re-introduction of captive bred animals in the wild.
     
  • To undertake research on habits and breeding of animals and birds in natural habitat as well as in captivity.
     
  • To create awareness about the rich faunal diversity by organising programmes, exhibitions, seminars, etc. and publishing’s journals, bulletins etc.
     
  • To undertake dissemination of zoo education.