Zoological Survey of India

Founded in 1916, the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) at Dehradun is a department under the Ministry of Environment and Forests.

The Zoological Survey of India at Dehradun conducts field surveys and lab tests in bio-geographic zones to collect, identify and collate inventories of national faunal resources. These are considered invaluable for any developmental strategy.

Zoological Survey of India in Dehradun is one of 16 regional and field stations

. The others are:
  • Eastern Shillong
  • Western Pune
  • Southern Chennai
  • Central Jabalpur
  • Desert Jodhpur
  • Gangetic Plains Patna
  • Andaman and Nicobar - Port Blair
  • Arunachal Pradesh-Itanagar
  • Marine Biology - Chennai
  • Fresh Water Biology - Hyderabad
  • Eastern Biology - Behrampur
  • Sunderabans - Cannings, West Bengal
  • Western Ghats - Kozhikode
  • Marine Acquarium and Research - Digha
  • High Altitude Zoology - Solan

The Zoological Survey of India at Dehradun is an important research center, keeping track of the faunal resources of the country.

Last Updated on 14 March 2013