• We aim to make Pune a tree friendly city by ensuring good care and nurture

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  • An initiative for Geo tagging of all the trees under PMC jurisdiction

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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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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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