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Educational Programme for the year 2019-2020


Zoo Festival at Zoological Garden, Alipore
Zoological Gardeb, Alipore organised Zoo Festival on the occasion of Children’s Day from 14.11.2019 to 19.11.2019 for awareness generations among the students through joyful learning, experience and different competitions like painting, clay modeling, quize, extempore speech, craft etc on different days.
The programme was inaugurated by Janab Firhad Hakim, Hon’ble MIC Urban Development and Municipal Affairs and Mayor, Kolkata Municipal Corporation. Other esteemed guests included Sri B.P. Gopalika, IAS, Addl. Chief Secretary to the Govt. of West Bengal, Department of Forests and Department of Animal Resource Development, Sri S. Barari, IFS, PCCF & HoFF, Govt. West Bengal, Sri V.K.Yadav, IFS, Addl. PCCF & Member Secretary, West Bengal Zoo Authority, Smt. Sangeeta Dubey, IFS, Addl. PCCF, RMD, Govt. of West Bengal, Sri Sashikumar, IFS, CF, Wildlife, Headquarters, Govt. of West Bengal, Sri S. Kulandivel, IFS, CF & Joint Director, Biosphere, Govt. of West Bengal, Sri Santosha G.R., IFS, DFO 24Pgs. South Division, Smt. Deblina Biswas, Councilor, Ward No. 74, Kolkata Municipal Corporation, Smt. Richa Agarwal, CEO, Emami Art and Executive Director, Kolkata Centre for Creativity and Smt. Reena Dewan, AVP, Operations, Learning and Programme, Kolkata Centre for Creativity.

Different Day Celebration in the Zoological garden, Alipore
a.   On 21st June,2019 World Giraffe Day was celebrated at Zoological Garden, Alipore. Different events like- Sit and Draw competition, Procession with placard, Presentation on World Giraffe Day, Felicitation of Zoo Keepers took place. Students and teachers from Jyangra Adarsha Vidyalaya (H.S.), Chetla Boys' School and staffs and officials of Zoological Garden,Alipore participated in this programme. Keepers and Animal Supervisors of the Giraffe section were felicitated.

b.   On 16th July, 2019, World Snake Day was celebrated at Zoological Garden, Alipore. Students from Behala Girl's High School and Bethune Collegiate School participated in the day's events. There were sit-and-draw competitions, tree plantation precession with placards inside the zoo for the students. An interactive presentation was delivered by Zoo Educator on Snake conservation. Altogether around 150 participants including staff of Zoological Garden, Alipore attended the programme.
c.   On 29th July, 2019 International Tiger Day was celebrated at Zoological Garden, Alipore. On that day, the enclosures of Anaconda and Hyena were inaugurated by Sri Bratya Basu, Hon’ble Minister in-charge, Department of Science & Technology and Biotechnology and Department of Forests, Government of west Bengal. 2 Leopards and a White tiger were also released in their respective enclosures by the Hon’ble Minister. Students from Barisha High School, Barisha Vivekananda Girls’ High school, Jadavpur Vidyapith and Mount Litera Zee School participated in a sit-and-draw competition and procession with placards and banner organized by Zoological Garden, Alipore. The keepers of the Tiger, Lion and Reptile section were felicitated by Hon’ble Guests, Sri Siddhartha Barari, IFS, PCCF and HoFF, Government of West Bengal, Sri Subrat Mukherjee, IFS, PCCF, CAMPA and FCA, Government of West Bengal and Sri V.K.Yadav, Addl. PCCF & Member Secretary, West Bengal Zoo Authority. Altogether around 300 participants including staff of Zoological Garden, Alipore attended the programme.

 World Elephant Day celebrated on this day in the Zoo.