Bhubaneswar: Wildlife lovers eager to meet animals on outskirts of Bhubaneswar after Unlock 4 need to wait for another couple of days as the Nandankanan Zoological Park (NZP) is likely to open in October.
The zoo is likely to be reopened in first week of October under strict COVID-19 guidelines, informed NZP Director Sashi Paul today.
Keeping the present situation in view, a special SOP adhering to Coronavirus guidelines will be prepared for the visitors after consulting with the State authorities.
The zoo has been closed for public since March 2020 after outbreak of COVID-19 in Odisha.
Source in the NZP said that proper arrangements will be made for tourists as per the COVID-19 guidelines. A fixed number of visitors may enter to maintain social distancing and avoid congregation inside the zoo.