Mini Zoo Vana Vignana Kendram, Warangal


The Government vide reference orders have been issued bringing the Curators of (3) Zoological Parks i.e. Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Visakhapatnam and Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park, Tirupati under the administrative and technical control of the Director, Zoological Parks, Hyderabad.

Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, A.P. Hyderabad has informed that during the 4th meeting of reconstituted Zoo Authority of Andhra Pradesh held on 09-05-2012 a resolution has been passed to bring the Mini Zoo located at Vana Vignana Kendra, Warangal within the ambit of Zoo Authority of Andhra Pradesh and also bring it under the administrative and technical control of the Director of Zoological Parks, Hyderabad.

The Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, A.P. Hyderabad has therefore submitted the proposal to the Government requesting to bring the Vana Vignana Kendra / Mini Zoo, Warangal under the administrative and technical control of the Director, Zoological Parks, Hyderabad, who will exercise the powers of the Circle Head in sanctioning and approval of estimates and tenders to various schemes implemented in the Vana Vignana Kendra / Mini Zoo, Warangal and the Divisional Forest Officer, Wildlife Management, Warangal will have administrative and technical control over the Mini Zoo.

In the circumstances reported by the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, A.P. Hyderabad in the reference 2nd read above, Government, after careful consideration, hereby, order to bring the ‘Vana Vignana Kendra / Mini Zoo, Warangal’ under the administrative and technical control of the Director, Zoological Parks, Hyderabad, with the following conditions:

1. Divisional Forest Officer, Wildlife Management, Warangal will have administrative and technical control over the Mini Zoo including day to day maintenance of the Zoo besides his other functions. The Divisional Forest Officer, Wildlife Management, Warangal shall directly report to the Director, Zoological Parks, Hyderabad with regard to the functioning of the Mini Zoo. However, for the rest of the activities in the division he continues to report to the Conservator of forests Warangal circle, Warangal.

All the budget allocations and budgetary control, furnishing of progress reports, submission of schemes etc., pertaining to the zoo will be exercised by the Director, Zoological Parks, Hyderabad.

Director, Zoological Parks, Hyderabad will exercise the powers of Circle Head in sanctioning and approval of estimates and tenders to various schemes implemented in the Vana Vignana Kendra / Mini Zoo, Warangal.

This order issued with the concurrence of Finance (Expr. M&F) Department vide their U.O.No.021201/117/A2/M&F/12, Dated:31.8.2012.

The Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, A.P. Hyderabad is requested to take further necessary action accordingly.

G.O.Ms.No. 55 Dated:04-07-2013.

1) G.O.Rt.No.5678, General Admn. (SC.IFS) Department, Dt.27.11.2009.
2) From the PCCF, A.P. Hyd.,Lr.Ref.No.21741/2012/M2, Dt:27.06.2012.

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