Bardhaman Zoological Park, Bardhaman (ESTD - 1981)

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


01. Name of the Zoo Bardhaman Zoological Park, Bardhaman
02. Category of the Zoo Small
03. Zoo Location Golapbug, P.O. Rajbati, Burdwan, West Bengal
04. Area of the Zoo 14.31 hectare
05. Year of Establishment 1981
06. Objective Conservation education and awareness.
07. Theme of display Broad taxonomic display of selected wild animal species in the existing zoo.
08. No. of Visitors More than 1.20 lakhs per year
09. Important Species Leopard, Sloth Bear, Salt Water Crocodile, Rhesus Monkey , Chowsingha, Adjutant Stork, Crocodile, Turtles, Water Birds.
10. Manpower Ex-Officio Director - 1 No.
Assistant Director - 1 No.
Veterinary Officers - 1 No.
Biologist - 1 No.
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 Amphibians
Total Species
107 4
Total Species
19 6
Total Species
25 3
Total Species
0 0

Zoo Visitors


VISITORS STATEMENT FROM APRIL 2018 TO OCTOBER 2019

MONTH

ADULT

CHILDREN

TOTAL 

APRIL,2018

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,2019

7367

230

7597

MAY

6099

198

6297

JUNE

10083

653

10736

JULY

10849

667

11516

AUGUST

11083

750

11833

SEPTEMBER

7962

536

8498

OCTOBER

11750

151

1934

 


Schemes


Contact


Burdwan Forest Division

Golapbug, P.O. Rajbati,
Burdwan 713104, West Bengal

Phone:

0342-2657172

email:

dirbzp@gmail.com