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In-house training to Keepers of AAZP

In order to update and increase the skills of the animal keepers working in Arignar Anna Zoological Park, they were provided with in-house training from 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm every day except Tuesdays. A group of 10 people in all ranges put together organized training program and exposed to different topics every day. To cover whole keepers in each topic 4 weeks were utilized. Similarly to cover 4 topics 16 weeks have been utilized from 1st October’2016 to February’ 2017.They have been exposed to importance of enclosure enrichment in animal enclosures, Zoo animal nutrition, record keeping and animal reproduction. This training programme helped to boost their morale and performance of day to day activities and also laid a platform for them to be appreciated for their works



Wildlife Training Conducted at AAZP
S.No Name of the College/Institute No. of trainees/Students Date

1

Central Academy for State Forest Service, Burnihat, Assam

40

21.01.2017

2

P.G.Diploma course in Advanced Wildlife Management, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehra Dun

20

22.02.2017

3

Forest college, Coimbatore

45

29.07.2016

4

Dr.Ambedkar Law college, Chennai

60

08.09.2017

5

Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Front Royals, USA,

4

20.06.2016
21.06.2016

6

P.G. students of Wild life Biology, A.V.C College, Mayiladuthurai

25

28.09.2016

7

Forest College Students ,Coimbatore

40

13.10.2016

8

Forest Ranger trainees, Gujarat

35

11.11.2016

9

I.F.S Officer Trainees ,Dehradun

33

26.11.2016

Internship Training Conducted for college students

S.No Name of the student &College Project on Duration

1

Dr.Ambedkar Government Law college, Chennai 60 students

Orientation programme

26.08.2016

2

5 Staff from GEER Foundation ,Indroda National Park ,Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Exposure visit of staff on Indroda National Park, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

15th Nov -17th
Nov 3 day

3

Pavithra Prahar,School of Arch.

Holistic barrier free Zoological Park

18.04.16 to 22.04.16

4

X.Rosalind glory, Madras Christian College, Tambaram

Internship training interation on animal behavior & wildlife conservation

15 days (1.5.16 to 15.5.16)

5

Dr. Muthusamy, B.V.Sc.

Internship training with Zoo Vetenerians.

5.4.16 to 8.4.16

6

MS. Beulah Alexander B.sc Zoology, Women’s Christian College

On –Job-training program on Animal behavior of monkey elephants, Aves

28.4.16 to 20.5.17

7

Haripriya Msc Ist year

Internship training

1.7.16 to 10.7.16