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  • One of the major objectives of the zoo is ‘Conservation through Education’ and to promote awareness.

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  • Our animal enclosure ensures safety and comfort for all the in house animals.

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OVERVIEW & FUNCTIONING

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Situated on the Deccan plateau along the Sahyadri Hills, Pune has a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna and Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park & Wildlife Research Centre works towards its conservation. Formed in the year 1953 the zoo is situated at the foot of the Parvati Hills and subsequently shifted to its present location at Katraj in the year 1997. The Zoo has been responsible for conserving and rehabilitating endangered species through co-ordinated breeding.

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HOD's Note

Situated on the Deccan plateau along the Sahyadri Hills, Pune has a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna and Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park & Wildlife Research Centre works towards its conservation. Formed in the year 1953 the zoo is situated at the foot of the Parvati Hills and subsequently shifted to its present location at Katraj in the year 1997. The Zoo has been responsible for conserving and rehabilitating endangered species through co-ordinated breeding.

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Key contact

HOD

HOD Name: Mr. Ashok Digambar Ghorpade

Designation: Chief Garden Superintendent

Email ID: ashok.ghorpade@punecorporation.org

Mobile No: +91 9689931960

Nodal Officer

Nodal Officer Name: Dr. Rajkumar Vitthal Jadhav

Designation: Zoo Director

Email ID: rajivgandhizoo@punecorporation.org

Mobile No: +91 9689931330

Department Details

Department Address: Pune Satara Road,opposite Katraj Dairy, Pune 411046

Phone No: +91 2024367712

Email ID: rajivgandhizoo@punecorporation.org

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