Junglemahal Zoological Park, Jhargram (ESTD - 1980)

Junglemahal Zoological Park earlier known as Jhargram Zoo has been established as a Deer Park in the year 1980, within a patch of natural forest at Khasjungle mouza, J.L No. 395 under Dhabani Beat of Jhargram Division at Jhargram. Subsequently, it was recognised as Jhargram Zoo (Small Category Zoo) on 9th September 2005 by Central Zoo Authority with the objectives of scientific management, conservation breeding of endangered species, high standard of maintenance for welfare of captive animals and also to develop empathy amongst the citizen of the area towards wildlife conservation, following the accepted norms and standard as framed by CZA. Vision of Junglemahal Zoological Park is to showcase the Biodiversity of Lateritic Eco-System.

Junglemahal Zoological Park, Jhargram, West Midnapur District, West Bengal, will provide rewarding experience to the visitors about the wildlife of the region. The display, care and awareness are such level to promote conservation of wildlife. Junglemahal Zoological Park will endeavour to breed the endangered species for display, exchange & rehabilitation in the wild. As such the flora & fauna exist in their natural pristine glory unhindered and unaffected. The Junglemahal Zoological Park will be 'Showcase' of rich biodiversity of Lateritic eco-systems of the State of West Bengal.

The Junglemahal Zoological Park is situated within the municipal limits of Jhargram Town and it is 3 km. away from Jhargram Rly. Station. It is about 16 km. away from NH-6. There is a good network of road to approach Junglemahal Zoological Park, Jhargram. Nearest Airport is Kolkata which is 160 km away from the zoo.

At present Junglemahal Zoological Park has 147 Nos. Mammals, 65 Nos. Birds, 147 Nos. Reptiles. The total area of Park is 21.54 hactre.

At a Glance


01. Name of the Zoo Junglemahal Zoological Park, Jhargram
02. Category of the Zoo Medium
03. Zoo Location Jhargram Town, West Bengal
04. Area of the Zoo 55.57 Acres
05. Year of Establishment 1980
06. Objective I. Conservation Education and awareness.
II. Planned breeding of common wild animal species of South-West Bengal for restocking in the wild.
III. Research Centre for Monkeys
07. Theme of display I. Broad taxonomic display of wild animal species of South-West Bengal.
II. Off display rescue centre for Monkeys
08. No. of Visitors More than 1.50 lakhs per year
09. Important Species I. Leopard, Jungle Cat, Hyena, Grey Wold, Jackal, Bengal Fox, Sloth Bear, Rhesus Monkey, Spotted Deer, Barking Deer, Peafowl, Star Tortoise, Water Birds etc.
II. Off display rescue centre for Monkeys
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 Jhargram Forest Division,
Dist. West Midnapur (Paschim),
Jhargram 721 507, West Bengal
State West Bengal
Telephone No. 03221-255010
Fax 03221-255010
E-mail Id dfojhargram.co.in
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
187 18
Total Species
67 18
Total Species
141 12
Total Species
0 0

Zoo Visitors



VISITORS STATEMENT FROM APRIL 2018 to NOVEMBER 2019

MONTH

ADULT

CHILDREN

TOTAL 

APRIL 2018

8173

1056

9229

MAY

6908

1358

8266

JUNE

10247

2286

12533

JULY

6146

826

6972

AUGUST

6960

886

7846

SEPTEMBER

5667

817

6484

OCTOBER

14583

2773

17356

NOVEMBER

8260

1499

9759

DECEMBER

22133

6822

28955

JANUARY

20316

4290

24606

FEBRUARY

12420

2687

15107

MARCH

9253

1869

11122

APRIL 2019

 

 

 

MAY

3959

693

4652

JUNE

6963

1625

8588

JULY

5299

716

6015

AUGUST

5943

781

6724

SEPTEMBER

 

 

 

OCTOBER

12083

2542

14625

NOVEMBER

6527

1208

7735

DECEMBER

18710

5249

23959

JANUARY

18483

3845

25499

FEBRUARY

13405

3504

16909

 


Schemes


Contact


Janglemahal Zoological Garden,Jhargram

Dist : Midnapore (West),
Pin - 721507

Phone:

03221-255010

email:

dirjzp@gmail.com