International Tiger Day, 2019 was celebrated on 29th July, 2019 at Conference Hall of Nandankanan Zoological Park. Sri Shashi Paul, (IFS), Director, Nandankanan Biological Park was Chief Guest, Sri Jayant Kumar Das, (OFS), Deputy Director, Nandankanan Zoological Park, Dr Aloka Kumar Das, SVO, Nandankanan Zoological Park, Sri Anjan Kumar Mohanty, (OFS) JB, ACF (SM) Nandankanan Zoological, Mr. Michael Peter, WWF Odisha Chapter and Dr Siba Prasad Parida, HOD, Dept of Zoology, Centurion University was Guest of Honour. The celebration was attended by school students, teachers, and representatives of Print and Electronic media and staffs of Nandankanan.
An interactive oral quiz programme on “Tiger conservation” was conducted amongst the school children by Dr Siba Prasad Parida and Sri Amulya Kumar Parida ACF (VM). 53 students from 6 schools are participated in the quiz competition. Prizes were distributed to 20 students which is highly appreciated by participants.
The chief Guest emphasized on status and conservation strategy of Tiger Conservation. The Guest of Honour discussed about the behavior and facts about tiger and their importance in wild. At last the Vote of thanks was given by Sri Anjan Kumar Mohanty, ACF (SM) Nandankanan Zoological Park. Finally a Signature Campaign was organized near main gate complex to raise awareness amongst the students.
Nandankanan Zoological Park