Kolkata Zoo

About The Zoo

Basic Information About The Zoo :

Sl. No. Particulars Information
1. Name of the Zoo Zoological Garden, Alipore, Kolkata.
2. Year of Establishment 1875
3. Address of the Zoo 2 No. Alipore Road,
Kolkata 700 027,
West Bengal, India
4. State West Bengal.
5. Telephone Number +91 33 2479 1150
+91 33 2439 9391
6. Fax Number +91 33 2479 1585
7. E mail Address Director: director@kolkatazoo.in
Deputy Director: dydir@kolkatazoo.in
Assistant Director: astdir@kolkatazoo.in
8. Website http://www.kolkatazoo.in
9. Distance From nearest Airport: 17.4 km
Railway Station: 7 km
Bus Stand: 0 km
10. Recognition valid up to (Date) 30/11/2018
11. Category of the Zoo Large
12. Area ( in Acre) 18.81 Ha.
13. No. of Visitors (Financial Year) Adult : 3197081
Children : 344904
Total Indian : 3575530
Total Foreigners : 100
Total Visitors : 3575630
Aquarium Visitors : 169441
14. Visitor's Facilities Available in Zoo Proper Toilets, Resting Sheds at different locations, Decorative Benches, Drinking Water etc.
15. Weekly Closure Day of the zoo Thursday

Management Personnel of the Zoo :

16 Name with Designation of the Officer-In-Charge Asis Kumar Samanta, IFS Director
Deputy Director Dr. Piyali Chattopadhyay, Ph.D.,PGDPM
Asst. Director Shri Pradip Dutta, WBFS(Retd.)

Name of the Veterinary Officer

Dr. Chayan Bhattacharya, M.V.S.C.(Veterinary Microbiology), Dr. Arnab  Kumar Majie,M.V.S.C.(Veterinary Surgery),  Dr. Shantanu Shome, B.V.S.C. and A.H.(Retd.)
Name of the Curator ------
Name of the Biologist Smt. Sayani Maji, M.Sc.
Name of the Educational Officer Smt. Rupsha Brahmachari, M.Sc.
Name of the Compounder/Lab Assistant

Owner/ Operator of the Zoo :

17. Name of the Operator Department of Forests, Government of West Bengal & West Bengal Zoo Authority
18. Address of the Operator Aranya Bhawan, Block-LA-10A, Sector - III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata - 700106, West Bengal
19. Contact details/ Phone number of Operator Phone: +91 33 23355011 (EPABX), 033-2335-8755
FAX: +91 33 23350012
20. E mail Address of Operator mswbza@gmail.com, wbzooauthority@yahoo.in

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