About Wildlife Institute of India

About Wildlife Institute of IndiaEstablished in 1982, Wildlife Institute of India (WII) is an internationally acclaimed Institution, which offers training program, academic courses and advisory in wildlife research and management. The Institute is actively engaged in research across the breadth of the country on biodiversity related issues.

The Institute's idyllic campus that has been carefully developed to create state of the art infrastructure encourages scholarly work.

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Republic Day Celebrations 2016

67th Indian Republic Day was celebrated in the Wildlife Institute of India. Unfurling the national flag Dr. V.B. Mathur, Director, Wildlife Institute of India said that this day was significant in the nation’s calendar as on this day we celebrate the establishment of free India as a Republic, based on the ideology of justice and equality. He further said that on this day we also recall with gratitude the sacrifices of our freedom fighters and the work of our Founding Fathers, for giving to us a country, where our dignity and individual freedoms are guaranteed by an enlightened constitution. He further stated that what we will do now and in the coming years in terms of leveraging our resources and addressing the shortcomings will shape the destiny of the institution.

On this occasion certificates were given to high achievers in the field of sports and academics. The children of the staff who had performed well in the Class X and XII Board Examination were given certificate of merit.


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The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has assigned the responsibility to the Wildlife Institute of India to prepare a technical document Eco-friendly measures to mitigate impacts of linear infrastructure on wildlife’ for rail, road and power transmission line planners and managers; forest and wildlife managers and wildlife biologists and other target groups. The MoEFCC has desired that this document should be uploaded on WII website for inviting comments/ suggestions. Accordingly, the draft final version of this technical document has been uploaded on WII website with the request that comments/ suggestions may be sent to WII (Dr. Asha Rajvanshi, Scientist G & Head, WII-EIA Cell, ar@wii.gov.in, Tel: 0135-2646234) on or before 31st January, 2016. Any clarification(s) required regarding this document may also be sought from her.

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