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Commemorative postage stamps to mark the Centenary year of Zoological Survey of India (ZSI),
Hon'ble Minister for Communications & Information Technology, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad released a set of two commemorative postage stamps to mark the Centenary year of Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), in New Delhi on December 2015. The Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge), Shri Prakash Javadekar and other dignitaries were also present.
Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) is the apex institution on animal (fauna) taxonomy in India. It established in 1 July 1916 and it aim to promote the survey, exploration, research and documentation on various aspects of animal taxonomy in the Indian subcontinent. It also seeks advancement of knowledge on animal taxonomy. It has headquarter 16 regional centres located in different parts of the country. Functions under the aegis of Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC). It activities are coordinated by the Conservation and Survey Division of MoEFCC.