Enhancement of Entry fee into Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park


Government have fixed the following entry fee into the Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park, Hyderabad during the year 2006-2007:-

Sl. No. Item Enhanced Entry Fee (Rs.)
1 Entry for one year 800/-
2. Entry for one year for Senior citizens 500/-
3. Monthly entry fee 200/-
4. Daily visitors fee for Adult 10/-
5. Daily visitors fee for Child 5/-

Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Telangana, Hyderabad has reported that cost of the maintenance of the Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park has increased considerably,i.e., to the tune of 92% from Rs.37.50 lakhs in 2005-06 to Rs.89.60 lakhs in2013-14. There is no enhancement in the entry fee to the park and the Park management is finding it difficult to mobilize additional resources to maintain the Park. Hence it is extremely essential to enhance the same, keeping in view the overall increase in daily wages and cost maintenance of the Park.

In view of the above, the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests,Telangana, Hyderabad has proposed enhancement of the entry fee to Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park as follows:
Sl. No. Item Existing rates (Rs.) Enhanced Rates (Rs.)
1 Entry Fee for 1 year 800.00 1500.00
2 Entry Fee for 1 year for senior Citizen500.00 1000.00
3 Entry Fee Monthly 200.00 400.00
4 Entry Fee Daily (Adult) 10.00 20.00
5 Entry Fee Daily (Child) 5.00 10.00

The Principal Chief Conservator of Forests further stated that the above enhancement proposed is optimum and keeping in view the period ofrevision which is almost a decade and requested the Government to consider the proposal for enhancement with the validity period of Annual Entry Permit which is from 1st July 2014 to 30th June 2015. As the validity period of the permit issued last year is coming to an end shortly, the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests has requested the Govt. for issue of orders at the earliest.

Government after careful examination of the circumstances stated by the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Telangana, Hyderabad in the reference hereby agree to enhance the fee for entry into the Kasu Brahmananda Reddy, National Park for a period of one year i.e. from 1st July 2014 to 30th June 2015 as indicated below:

Sl. No. Item Enhanced Rates (Rs.)
1 Entry Fee for 1 year 1500.00
2 Entry Fee for 1 year for senior Citizen 1000.00
3 Entry Fee Monthly 400.00
4 Entry Fee Daily (Adult) 20.00
5 Entry Fee Daily (Child) 10.00

The Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (HoFF), Telangana, Hyderabad is directed to take necessary further action accordingly.

This order issues with the concurrence of Finance Department.

G.O.Rt.No. 26 Dated:19-07-2014
1. G.O.Rt.No.298, EFS&T (For.II) Dept., Dt.29.06.2006, read with G.O.Rt.No.305, EFS&T (For.II) Dept., Dt.07.07.2006.
2. From the PCCF (WL) & CWLW., A.P.Hyderabad, Lr.Rc.No.1116/2008/WL-2, dt.23.2.2012, 04.06.2012, 21.3.2013 and 03.05.2014.
3. From the PCCF (HoFF),Telangana, Hyderabad, Lr.Rc.No. 837/2014/WL-1, Dt.20.06.2014.

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