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Digital Education Center set up at Central Zoo

20 February 2019  

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KATHMANDU: A ‘digital education center’ has been set up at the Central Zoo at Jawalakhel, Lalitpur.

Shakti Bahadur Basnet, Minister for Forests and Environment, who is also the chairman of Central Zoo and National Trust for Nature Conservation, said that the center was expected to contribute significantly in the biological conservation efforts.

Zoo Program Manager Chiranjibi Pokhrel informed that research and studies on wildlife conservation and management are also conducted at the center.

The then Rana Prime Minister Juddha Shumser Rana had established the zoo as a private entity in 1932 . Its ownership had come to the Nepal Government following the 1951 political change in the country. It was opened to the public from 2011 BS. The Trust has been assigned the responsibility for the management of the zoo since 2052 BS.

The center has been established an an honor to British biological conservationist Field Marshal Sir John Chapple, who has been contributing to Nepal’s biological diversity and conservation field for the past four decades. The center has been established with the support of Nepal Investment Bank .

Publish Date : 20 February 2019 15:48 PM

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