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Garchumuk is located on the district of Howrah of West Bengal at the confluence of River Hooghly River Damodar enhancing the scenic beauty of the location. The spot, offering the spectacular view of the Ganges is gradually emerging as a popular tourist destination ideal for a weekend tour. The area of the zoo is approx.13.40 Ha under Howrah Zilla Parishad. A man made forests was created within the said area earlier by Howrah Forestry Division, WB under Social forestry Scheme of Forest Directorate.

Considering its scenic beauty as well as suitability for wild animal, a Deer Park was established on 31.01.1991, which are the main attractions of the tourists and the local people. The Park is recognised by the Central Zoo Authority. Main objective of the Park is to provide awareness on the conservation and education of our wildlife to the visitors. The Park is under the charge of Divisional forest officer, Howrah Forest Division , who is the Ex-Officio Director.

Presently the Zoo houses 97no. Mammals, 4nos.  Birds and 477 nos.  of  Reptiles including one female crocodile. The zoo is well connected with road and rail. It is 60 km away by road from Howrah District Head Quarters and 15 km from Uluberia Railway Station. It will take 2.5 hours from Esplanade by bus heading Gadiara. From Uluberia Rly. Station by local road to Zoo.  Average yearly visitors is 3, 62,288. The zoo is opened from 9.30 am to 5.00pm except weekly holidays on Saturday and Sunday. Present address of the zoo is Stadium Complex, Dalmia Park, P.O. Howrah – 1, Dist : Howrah, Pin: 711101.Nearest place of interest is Gadiara, 58 Gates and official contact no. is 033-26411772

At a Glance

   

INFORMATION OF GARCHUMUCK  MINI ZOO, HOWRAH

 

1. Name of the Zoo

Garchumuck Mini Zoo, Ulughata (Howrah),

West Bengal
2. Category of the Zoo Mini Zoo
3. Zoo Location Ulughata, Sub-Division-Uluberia, Distt. Howrah
4. Area of the Zoo 4 hectare (to be extended to 5.0 hectare)
5. Year of Establishment 1991
6. Objective

Conservation Education and awareness.

 

7. Theme of display

Three enclosures

I     Spotted deer (10-15 Nos.)

II    Porcupine    (  2 - 4 Nos.)

III   Peafowl       (  2 - 6 Nos.)

8. No. of Visitors (annually) approx. 1,10,000
9. Animal Collection Plan

Spotted Deer, Porcupine, Peafowl only

10. Manpower

I      Forester as In-charge under DFO                                             

II    Veterinarian on contact for regular visits 

III   Support staff as per needsVI Support staff as per needs
11. In-charge

Divisional Forest Officer

  Address

Howrah Social Forestry Division, Howrah,

  State

West Bengal

  Telephone No.

033-2641-1772

  Fax

033-2641-1772

  E-mail Id

dfohowrah@gmail.com

  Website  
12. Controlling Authority The Secretary
  Address Department of Forests, Government of West Bengal, Writers' Building, Kolkata, West Bengal
  Telephone No. 033-22145704
  Fax 033-22144063
  E-mail Id  
13. Remarks One of the oldest Zoos in the country still operating from the same site. Breeding programme for Manipur deer & Bhutan grey peacock pheasants.

 

Attraction
Mammals Birds Reptiles
TotalSpecies
1762
TotalSpecies
235
TotalSpecies
4771
Zoo Visitors
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Schemes
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Contact
Address

Garchumuk Deer Park, Dalmia Park,

PO :  Howrah-1, Dist : Howrah, Pin - 711101

Telephone No. 033-2641-1772
E-mail Id dirgdp@gmail.com