Nandankanan zoo entry fee rises to Rs 40 from Rs 25

Bhubaneswar: Visitors to the Nandankanan Zoological Park will have to shell out more starting June 1 as the fee structure for the entry and other facilities at the zoo and the adjacent botanical garden have been revised today.

Adults more than 12 years of age who had to pay Rs 25 as entry fee earlier will now be charged Rs 40 per head. Meanwhile, the fee for film and digital still camera that was Rs 5 and Rs 10 respectively has now been made free. Also, the visit to aquarium and walk through aviary, each of which cost Rs 5 and Rs 10 for children and adults (over age 12) respectively will now be free.

No fee will be levied for use of toilet and drinking water facility as well.

Similarly, the State Botanical Garden entry fee has been increased from Rs 10 to Rs 20. For use of handy cam and high end video camera the fee remains Rs 100 and Rs 500 respectively.