Assam to set up wildlife museum in Kaziranga

Guwahati, Jan 30 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday announced that the state government would set up a state-of-the-art interpretation centre and wildlife museum with modern 3D shows at Kaziranga.

Gogoi, who visited the park Thursday to take stock of anti-poaching measures, said this would keep the flow of tourists to the park, which is also a Unesco World Heritage Site, round the year.
The chief minister asked the park authorities to explore possibilities of promoting off-season tourism to the park through the eco-tourism and traditional activities such as weaving handicraft etc.
Gogoi’s son and Lok Sabha member Gaurav Gogoi said an integrated tourism plan will be drawn for Kaziranga and the adjoining areas involving the forest, tourism, cultural affairs departments and the district administration.