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Garchumuk is located on the district of Howrah of West Bengal at the confluence of River Hooghly River Damodar enhancing the scenic beauty of the location. The spot, offering the spectacular view of the Ganges is gradually emerging as a popular tourist destination ideal for a weekend tour. The area of the zoo is approx.13.40 Ha under Howrah Zilla Parishad. A man made forests was created within the said area earlier by Howrah Forestry Division, WB under Social forestry Scheme of Forest Directorate.

Considering its scenic beauty as well as suitability for wild animal, a Deer Park was established on 31.01.1991, which are the main attractions of the tourists and the local people. The Park is recognised by the Central Zoo Authority. Main objective of the Park is to provide awareness on the conservation and education of our wildlife to the visitors. The Park is under the charge of Divisional forest officer, Howrah Forest Division , who is the Ex-Officio Director.

Presently the Zoo houses 97no. Mammals, 4nos.  Birds and 477 nos.  of  Reptiles including one female crocodile. The zoo is well connected with road and rail. It is 60 km away by road from Howrah District Head Quarters and 15 km from Uluberia Railway Station. It will take 2.5 hours from Esplanade by bus heading Gadiara. From Uluberia Rly. Station by local road to Zoo.  Average yearly visitors is 3, 62,288. The zoo is opened from 9.30 am to 5.00pm except weekly holidays on Saturday and Sunday. Present address of the zoo is Stadium Complex, Dalmia Park, P.O. Howrah – 1, Dist : Howrah, Pin: 711101.Nearest place of interest is Gadiara, 58 Gates and official contact no. is 033-26411772

At a Glance

 

1.

Name of the Zoo

Garchumuck Deer Park, Howrah, West Bengal

2.

Category of the Zoo

Mini Zoo

3.

Zoo Location

Ulughata, Sub-Division-Uluberia, Distt. Howrah

4.

Area of the Zoo

16.84 Acres

5.

Year of Establishment

1991

6.

Objective

Conservation Education and awareness.

7.

Theme of display

Broad taxonomic display of selected wild animal species in the existing zoo

8.

No. of Visitors

More than 1.90 lakhs per year

9.

Important Species

Lesser Cat, Spotted Deer, Porcupine, Peafowl, Crocodile

10.

Manpower

  1. Ex-Officio Director             -  1 No.
  2. Zoo Supervisor                    -  1 No.
  3. Veterinary Assistant          -  1 No.
  4. Asst. Zoo Supervisor          -  1 No.

         Support staff as per needs

11.

In-charge

Divisional Forest Officer

 

Address

Howrah Social Forestry Division, Howrah,

 

State

West Bengal

 

Telephone No.

033-2641-1772

 

Fax

033-2641-1772

 

E-mail Id

dfohowrah@gmail.com

 

Website

 

12.

Controlling Authority

Member Secretary

 

Address

Aranya Bhawan, Block – LA-10A, Sector – III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700 106, West Bengal

 

Telephone No.

033-2335 0012/2335-5011

 

Fax

033-2335 0012

 

E-mail Id

wbzooautority@yahoo.in/ mswbza@gmail.com

Attraction
Mammals Birds Reptiles
TotalSpecies
592
TotalSpecies
685
TotalSpecies
3782
Zoo Visitors

VISITORS STATEMENT FROM APRIL 2018 TO OCTOBER 2018

MONTH ADULT CHILDREN TOTAL 
APRIL     9160
MAY     8045
JUNE     22720
JULY     8930
AUGUST     10390
SEPTEMBER     10870
OCTOBER     9768
NOVEMBER     9502
DECEMBER     27650
JANUARY     46160
FEBRUARY     17880
MARCH     9800
Schemes
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Contact
Address

Garchumuk Deer Park, Dalmia Park,

PO :  Howrah-1, Dist : Howrah, Pin - 711101

Telephone No. 033-2641-1772
E-mail Id dirgdp@gmail.com