Minister of state for forest Dattatraya Bharane on Thursday visited Gorewada Zoo. During this visit, he stated that Indian safari of Gorewada project should be launched soon after removing the technical hurdles. The country’s largest international zoological museum is being developed in Gorewada, Nagpur. In this zoo, the facility of Indian Safari is probably being started soon for tourists by March.
During the visit of minister, Dr NN Rambabu, administrative director of Maharashtra Forest Development Corporation, gave a presentation about the zoo. Bharane suggested to maintain the quality of construction work of the zoological museum and to give priority to the necessary facilities for the wildlife.
According to forest officials about 564 hectare area of safari is being provided in Gorewada zoological museum. Indian safari, African safari, bio park, night safari and bird park are being developed in it. Minister of state was informed about the completion of most prepara tions for starting Indian Safari. On this, Bharane instructed to complete all the work related to Safari immediately.
Vice-chancellor of fisheries university, Dr AM Paturkar, BL Gautam, chief Ao, IFS, administrator general manager Imtienla Hrishikesh Ranjan, division al administrator of Gorewada Project Nandkishore Kale were present. Minister Bharane inspected tiger safari, leopard safari, sloth bear safari and other construction works. He expressed satisfaction on the work of Gorewada zoological museum.