The union forestry and climate change ministry on Thursday approved the state government’s proposal to start the Gorewada International Zoo, which was set up at Nagpur by the Maharashtra government. At the central zoo, authority approval was given today chaired by union forests environment and climate change minister Prakash Javadekar. In the Northeast area of the city of Nagpur, the government of Maharashtra set up an international Zoo in the Gorewada Lake area.
The construction of a zoo is in its final phase and will be completed later this year. Today’s approval also speeds up the work and tourist will able to see Gorewada Zoo soon. The construction started on December 7 from the approval of forest conservation act GorewadaZoo,s development plan had approved on 9th March. On August 7, the state government sent a proposal for approval to the safari of animals under Indian Safari at the zoo. On the 9th August Central zoological authority working under the Ministry of forests and environment visited the site. This officer submitted their report to the ministry.
Indian safari has been approved at the Gorewada International Zoo and due to this safari tourists can now finally now see the bear and bibat closely. In 5 hector this international Zoo is being prepared that will have grasshopper, tigers and many more animals. Indian, African safari, bio park, night safari, bird park will be developed in 5 sectors through private and public participation. The project will set up on one principle of Build Transfer by Essel World. FDCM Essel World Gorewada Zoo Private Limited has been established for this purpose. The project is worth of Rs. 3 Crore. Rs. 5 crores from Essel World and the same amount will be from the state government.