As many as 25 animals within the Lucknow zoo had been adopted by individuals from completely different walks of life on Tuesday.
The initiative was taken by the Further Deputy Commissioner of Police (ADCP) Chiranjeev Nath Sinha, who can be the model ambassador of the zoo.
Sinha had received the PETA award for feeding stray animals throughout lockdown and in addition named the primary model ambassador of the Lucknow zoo.
At an occasion organised within the zoo on Tuesday, individuals adopted animals for a interval of six months and one 12 months.
This scheme allows any particular person, household, establishment, faculty, workplace, group, firm, semi-government or governmental establishment, company or NGO to undertake an animal of their alternative.
Adoption quantity might be paid by the adopters for the annual/ semi-annual interval as per comfort and exemption underneath Part 80-G of earnings tax is permissible on the sanctioned quantity.
The adopters must pay for the meals bills of the animals or birds they’re adopting. The quantity of adoption cash differs for every inmate of the zoo.
Boards might be displayed on the enclosures of their adopted wildlife by the adopters. There’s a provision of giving the customer a particular admit card on demand for viewing their adopted wildlife.
Throughout Tuesday’s occasion, the Financial institution of Baroda adopted a swamp deer for an annual price of Rs 45,000 and a Sarus crane for Rs 16,000.
A 3-month-old child woman, Anwita Sharma, has additionally adopted a chinkara.
Lion tailed monkey and a hog deer had been adopted by people in reminiscence of the family members whereas a crocodile, white peacock, Black Buck, Hornbill, turtle and noticed deer had been additionally adopted by individuals for the prescribed price.
Zoo Director R.Okay. Singh mentioned that within the historical past of zoo, for the primary time, a model ambassador has been appointed and inside a month of being appointed, ADCP Chiranjeev Nath Sinha has made this adoption program an enormous success.
Rashmi, Further Superintendent of Police, Police Recruitment and Promotion Board, additionally performed a key function in making the occasion successful and motivated individuals to grasp the significance of untamed life.