Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) was based on 1 July 1916 to encourage the survey, consideration and research of the fauna in the region. The Survey had its generation in the institution of the Zoological Section of the Indian Museum at Calcutta in 1875.
Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), a subordinate organization of the Ministry of Environment and Forests was demonstrated in 1916 as a national centre for faunistic survey and consideration of the cleverness’s leading to the progress of psychological feature on the exceptionally rich faunal variety of the country.
Zoological Survey of India, as the premier national institution (Government Agency), has been employed in field survey and region explore on faunal assetses of India for last more than 85 years. The status of such assets is considered vital for any developmental strategy. ZSI on the basis of initial IUCN categories of rare animals printed its first bill in 1983: existed creatures of India by B.K. Tikader.
The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) does not conduct any regular basis education program but every year it forms several leagues, aiming courses, courses and speeches. Scientists of ZSI are wholly gave to several types of stimulus of ideas and methods for more encouraged study and explore on creature life in India.
Zoological Survey of India
Prani Vigyan Bhawan
‘M’ Block, New Alipore
CALCUTTA – 700 053 (WB) INDIA
Phone # 91-33-4786893, 4783383
Fax # 91-33-786893