Elephant day was celebrated at Nandankanan Zoological Park on 12th August, 2022 in the presence of Sri Kedar Kumar Swain, IFS, Conservator of Forests (WL) and Dr Sanjeet Kumar, IFS, Deputy Director, Nandankanan Zoological Park. The celebration was observed with a mass awareness programme amongst the visitors with a message for elephant conservation. The elephants were received a special treat of feeding enrichments as coconut, banana, sugarcane, maize, water-melon and apple. The mahouts were also felicitated in the auspicious occasion for their hard and dedicated work. On this occasion online slogan and painting competition on elephants were conducted on Nandankanan website i.e. www.nandankanan.org . After the evaluation prizes will be sent to the winners. All the participants will be given e-certificate for their participation. On the spot quiz for students were conducted inside interpretation centre where prizes were distributed to 50 students which is highly appreciated by the participants. The distinguished guests and visitors put their message on elephant conservation in the signature campaign board. Keepers talk programme was also conducted with special focus to Nandankanan elephants to aware visitor about how keeper take care of elephant in daily routine. At present Nandankanan has 04 elephants (Basanti, Prema, Hira and Mama).
Nandankanan Zoological Park