SBI adopts 15 tigers in Hyderabad zoo; hands over Rs 15 lakh cheque
As part Animal Adoption Programme of Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad, the State Bank of India SBI, Zonal office adopted 15 Tigers 7 white and 8 yellow under the Corporate Social Responsibility component
Bahadurpura: As part Animal Adoption Programme of Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad, the State Bank of India (SBI), Zonal office adopted 15 Tigers (7 white and 8 yellow) under the Corporate Social Responsibility component.
In this regard, Ravindar Garau, DGM, Hyderabad Zone visited the zoo along with SBI AGM, Public Relations Department. They handed over a cheque of Rs 15 lakh towards adoption of 15 Tigers in the zoo for a period of one year on behalf of SBI, Hyderabad.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Sidhanand Kukretty, Additional PCCF & Director of Zoo Parks (TS) thanked the officials of SBI, Hyderabad for showing keen interest in adopting the Tigers, thereby strengthening wildlife conservation awareness programme of the zoo. He also appealed to all the Banks to come forward in more number towards the adoption of animals in the zoo.
Ravinder Gurav expressed happiness on the momentous occasion and said that SBI stands committed to support conservation of wild life by adopting zoo animals. He said that he was impressed with maintenance and the way animals are taken care in Nehru Zoological park, Hyderabad as he has been to many zoos across, but Nehru Zoological and found the City Zoo as the best. “SBI has been part of wildlife conservation for the past 5 years through adoption of the zoo animals. It always showed concern towards National Animal to preserve the endangered species,” he noted
Shivani Dogra, Curator, Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad, thanked the officials of SBI for continuing their relationship with Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad as zoo Parents and that the hope for conservation of wildlife is strengthened by such interest and contributions and that we hope many more people and organisations to take part in this journey of conservation with us, added the bank officials.