Zoo Information
Name of the Zoo Indira Gandhi Park Zoo
Zoo Clasification Small Zoo
Zoo Location Rourkela
Area(Hect.) of the zoo 20.23
Year Of Establishment 1988
Incharge Name Dr. A.Biswas
Incharge Designation Sr. Veterinary Officer & Incharge
Address of the Zoo Indira Gandhi Zoo & Deer Park, Town Service, Rourkela Steel Plant, Sector – Iv, Rourkela – 769 002, Orissa.
Veterinary Officer
State Odisha
Telephone Number 0661- , 08895500083-M
Fax 0661-2510085
Email Id abiswas32163@yahoo.com
Status (Recognized/Cancelled) Recognized
Recognized Upto 1/31/2017
No. of Visitors (Annually) 709546
Controlling Authority The Town Administrator
Address of Controlling Authority Rourkela Steel Plant, Steel Authority of India Limited, Sector –IV, Rourkela – 769 002, Orissa.
Phone Number of Controlling Authority 0661-2472851 (o)
Remarks 1.The boundary wall should be raised to prescribed height of Central Zoo Authority i.e. 2 mts from ground level. 2.The newly appointed Curator, who is adequately qualified may be designated/ engaged for the zoo education in addition to his present duties. He may be deputed for suitable training in recognized institutes (Durrell-UK). 3.The Master Plan is to be finalized on priority basis or else development will be delayed. 4.Bear enclosure to be improved by putting enrichment with timber logs for perching and hollow logs for resting, so that the actively area is expanded. 5.The post-mortem room is to be improved with the funds already allotted. 6.(i) Carcass disposal area is to be barricaded/ fenced so that scavengers may not reach the spot. (b) Proposal for an incinerator should be considered.