Garchumuk Deer Park, Howrah (ESTD - 1991)

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


01. Name of the Zoo Garchumuck Deer Park, Howrah, West Bengal
02. Category of the Zoo Mini Zoo
03. Zoo Location Ulughata, Sub-Division-Uluberia, Distt. Howrah
04. Area of the Zoo 16.84 Acres
05. Year of Establishment 1991
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 1.90 lakhs per year
09. Important Species Lesser Cat, Spotted Deer, Porcupine, Peafowl, Crocodile
10. Manpower Ex-Officio Director - 1 No.
Zoo Supervisor - 1 No.
Veterinary Assistant - 1 No.
Asst. Zoo Supervisor - 1 No.
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 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
59 2
Total Species
68 5
Total Species
378 2
Total Species
0 0

Zoo Visitors


VISITORS STATEMENT FROM APRIL 2018 TO OCTOBER 2018

MONTH

ADULT

CHILDREN

TOTAL 

APRIL

 

 

9160

MAY

 

 

8045

JUNE

 

 

22720

JULY

 

 

8930

AUGUST

 

 

10390

SEPTEMBER

 

 

10870

OCTOBER

 

 

9768

NOVEMBER

 

 

9502

DECEMBER

 

 

27650

JANUARY

 

 

46160

FEBRUARY

 

 

17880

MARCH

 

 

9800

APRIL

 

 

 

MAY

 

 

5484

JUNE

 

 

22042

 


Schemes


Contact


Garchumuk Deer Park

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

Phone:

033-2641-1772

email:

dirgdp@gmail.com