Tag: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

Good response for animal adoption at city Zoo
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Good response for animal adoption at city Zoo

May 31, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under the animal adoption scheme by paying the adoption fee: M. Veeresh Kumar, Mysuru – Elephant – Rs. 1,50,000; Ketan Genesh Bende – Smooth Coated Otter – Rs. 5,000; Dorenandana – Red lorret – Rs. 2,000; Pooja B. Mysore – Star Tortoise – Rs….

Mysuru Zoo gets Rs. 25.14 lakh donation
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Mysuru Zoo gets Rs. 25.14 lakh donation

May 30, 2020

So far District Minister has handed over Rs. 2.85 crore collected from people of his Constituency and others Govt. decision on Zoo opening for visitors in a day or two Mysore/Mysuru: Continuing his help for the maintenance of Mysuru Zoo, District Minister S.T. Somashekar handed over a cheque for Rs. 25,14,500 to the Zoo authorities…

Mysuru Zoo prepares for cautious re-opening
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Mysuru Zoo prepares for cautious re-opening

May 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, is awaiting directions from the State Government to open its doors to the visitors and patrons. A proposal has been sent to the Government by the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) seeking permission to open all the nine Zoos in the State including the one in…

Mysuru Zoo to conduct 10-day e-Summer Camp from May 28
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Mysuru Zoo to conduct 10-day e-Summer Camp from May 28

May 17, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Annual Summer Camp organised by Mysuru Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens), which is one among the most-sought-after Summer Camps for students in city, will be conducted online this year, due to COVID-19 lockdown. Mysuru Zoo is organising Summer Camp from May 28 to June 6 (11.30 am to 12.30 pm), for students aged…

Coronavirus: Mysuru Zoo ‘overwhelmed’ with donations
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Coronavirus: Mysuru Zoo ‘overwhelmed’ with donations

May 7, 2020

With Rs. 1.05 crore donated today, Zoo earns Rs. 2.32 crore towards its maintenance Mysore/Mysuru:  Thanks to District in-Charge Minister S.T. Somashekar, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo), which would otherwise have been in deep trouble owing to zero footfall following the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus, is ‘overwhelmed’ with the donations pouring in. The…

Mysuru Zoo looks for ways to offset plunge in revenues
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Mysuru Zoo looks for ways to offset plunge in revenues

May 5, 2020

District Minister writes to NRIs, AKKA appealing for funds Mysore/Mysuru: With the front gates locked and the normal revenue streams in hibernation because of the Coronavirus lockdown, the Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, is thinking of raising funds through donations to continue caring for its denizens. In an appeal to Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)…

Donations pour in for Mysuru Zoo
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Donations pour in for Mysuru Zoo

May 2, 2020

District Minister donates Rs. 1.19 crore; Food & Civil Supplies Minister hands over Rs. 8 lakh Minister Somashekar writes to Infosys Foundation Chairperson Sudha Murty for funds Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru District Minister S.T. Somashekar, who had donated Rs. 73.60 lakh collected from the people of his Yeshwanthpur Constituency (Bengaluru) for maintenance of Mysuru Zoo on Apr….

District Minister hands over Rs. 73.16 lakh for Zoo maintenance
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District Minister hands over Rs. 73.16 lakh for Zoo maintenance

April 29, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: District Minister S.T. Somashekar, who had assured the Mysuru Zoo authorities of mobilising funds for the maintenance of the Zoo during his visit last week, displayed his love for the animals and birds of Mysuru Zoo by handing over a total sum of Rs. 73.16 lakh to the Zoo authorities this morning which was…

Giraffe ‘Yadunandan’ makes his way to Bannerghatta Biological Park from Mysuru Zoo amidst lockdown
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Giraffe ‘Yadunandan’ makes his way to Bannerghatta Biological Park from Mysuru Zoo amidst lockdown

April 26, 2020

Will be paired with ‘Gowri’ who was shifted in 2018 Mysore/Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, which had successfully shifted 14-month-old giraffe ‘Chamarajendra’ to Assam State Zoo-cum – Botanical Garden at Guwahati by road (3,200 km) in December last year, has now shifted 17-month-old ‘Yadunandan’ to Bannerghatta Biological Park in Bengaluru….

Zoo Director clarifies on Bird Flu
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Zoo Director clarifies on Bird Flu

March 12, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: There is no bird flu scare at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo), clarified Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulkarni.  In a communication to media, Kulkarni has stated that lab tests have revealed that there is no bird flu at the Zoo, a home for rare bird species from across the world. Following the…

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