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The history of the Barddhaman Zoological Park also known as Ramnabagan Mini Zoo dates back as 1960, which has been developed within the Ramnabagan Wild Life Sanctuary, a natural forest patch flourished during the feudal reign of Rajas and Maharajas of Bardhaman Taluk. In the year 1978, the area had been converted to a Deer Park with the introduction of 6 nos. of deer. Ramnabagan Wild Life Sanctuary has been recognised as a Mini Zoo by the Central Zoo Authority. Latest recognition up to 31.12.2015 was conveyed by the Central Zoo Authority as a ‘Mini Category Zoo with an area of 14.31 ha. The Divisional Forest Officer, Burdwan Division is the Ex-Officio Director of the Zoo.

The objective of the zoo is to conserve the representative wild animals of the Gangetic plains and also to aware the general public on sustainable conservation of wild fauna which are under severe threat due to biotic interference. The zoo houses 112 Mammals, 15 Birds and 19 Reptiles. The zoo is opened from 9.30 am to 5.00pm except Thurs day. Average yearly visitors are more than one lakh.

In the vicinity of the zoo, there are several place of interest such as Garh Jungle (Dharma Garh of Raja Surath), Burdwan University, Krishnasayer Park, Meghnad Saha Planetarium, Mazhar of Pir Baharam, 108 Shib Mandir, Sarbamangala Temple,  Science Centre. The area is situated within the municipal limits of Burdwan town and is about 4 km. away from Burdwan Railway station to the Western direction. It is about 50 m. away from G.T.Road (N.H.2) on Burdwan-Durgapur stretch. It is well connected with G.T Road by Sukumar Sen Road that mets G.T Road at Golapbag More. There is a good network of approach roads all along the periphery of the zoo. Present address is Golapbag, Burdwan-713104 and official contact no. :0342-2657172

At a Glance

1.

Name of the Zoo

Bardhaman Zoological Park, Bardhaman

2.

Category of the Zoo

Small

3.

Zoo Location

Golapbug, P.O. Rajbati, Burdwan, West Bengal

4.

Area of the Zoo

14.31 hectare

5.

Year of Establishment

1981

6.

Objective

Conservation education and awareness.

7.

Theme of display

Broad taxonomic display of selected wild animal species in the existing zoo.

8.

No. of Visitors

More than 1.20 lakhs per year

9.

Important Species

Leopard, Sloth Bear, Salt Water Crocodile, Rhesus Monkey , Chowsingha, Adjutant Stork, Crocodile, Turtles, Water Birds.

10.

Manpower

  1. Ex-Officio Director            -  1 No.
  2. Assistant Director              -  1 No.
  3. Veterinary Officers             -  1 No.
  4. Biologist                                 -  1 No.
  5. Zoo Supervisor                    - 1 No

         Support staff as per needs

11.

In-charge

Divisional Forest Officer

 

Address

Burdwan Forest Division, Golapbug, P.O. Rajbati, Burdwan

713 104, West Bengal

 

State

West Bengal

 

Telephone No.

 0342-2657172

 

Fax

 0342-2559507

 

E-mail Id

dfobdn@yahoo.co.in/dirrzp@gmail.com

 

Website

 

12.

Controlling Authority

Member Secretary

 

Address

Aranya Bhawan, Block – LA-10A, Sector – III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700 106, West Bengal

 

Telephone No.

033-2335 0012/2335-5011

 

Fax

033-2335 0012/

 

E-mail Id

wbzooautority@yahoo.in/ mswbza@gmail.com


 

Attraction
Mammals Birds Reptiles
TotalSpecies
1074
TotalSpecies
196
TotalSpecies
253
Zoo Visitors

VISITORS STATEMENT FROM APRIL 2018 TO MAY 2019

MONTH ADULT CHILDREN TOTAL 
APRIL 7615 454 8069
MAY 7014 461 7475
JUNE 8461 1227 9688
JULY 7152 301 7453
AUGUST 7898 504 8402
SEPTEMBER 7547 432 7979
OCTOBER 8581 671 9252
DECEMBER 15249 1312 16561
JANUARY 15258 1031 16289
FEBRUARY 11480 621 12101
MARCH 11873 579 12452
APRIL 7367 230 7597
MAY 6099 198 6297
JUNE 10083 653 10736
JUlY 10849 667 11516
Schemes
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Contact
Address

Burdwan Forest Division, Golapbug, P.O. Rajbati,

Burdwan 713104, West Bengal

Telephone No.  0342-2657172
E-mail Id dirbzp@gmail.com