Zoological Survey of India (ZSI)

The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) was launched in 1916, so this year, it is celebrating its centenary year. It is India’s apex organization on animal taxonomy and has significantly contributed in knowledge on fauna of the country.
Important Facts

Its genesis began as Museum of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (1814-1875) and Zoological Section of the Indian Museum (1875-1916) in Kolkata.

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