Appropriate measures would be taken by the National Zoological Park to ensure that unfortunate incidents did not take place in future. The proposed measure would include precautions, appropriate signages, information nuggets for visitors and necessary security measures to ensure protection to both visitors and animals within the zoo premises.
It was important for human beings to live in harmony with the environment so as to understand and establish a dialogue with nature. Shri Javadekar inaugurated a Bird House in the premises of National Zoological Park. On the occasion, Shri Javadekar also announced a compensation of Rupees one lakh for the family of the deceased who met with an unfortunate incident at the Delhi Zoo recently.
Shri Javadekar felicitated the prize winners of various competitions held to celebrate the Wild Life Week. The National Zoological Park started the Wild Life Week on 1st October, 2014. The Wild Life Week is being celebrated annually in the National Zoological Park in the first week of October ever since its inception in 1957. The aim of the Wild Life Week is to create awareness and sympathy for wild life.