Hyderabad (SunstarTV Bureau): The Nehru Zoological Park has become the first in India to receive ISO 9001:2015 quality management standards certification.
Sivaiah Alapati, Managing Director of HYM International Certifications, mentioned, “We handed over the certificate today to Minister of Forests A. Indra Karan Reddy. We audited the zoo for internal operating procedures and how effectively they are implementing it”.
The zoo was assessed on the basis of sanitisation, food processing, animal breeding, Medicare, animal care, hygiene maintenance and establishment.
“The certification is based on assessment of internal operating procedures and how effectively implemented. The zoo had extensive documentation of every activity from food processing to the clinic,” informed Sivaiah.
Meanwhile, the number of tigers and Indian Gaur went up at the Nehru Zoological Park. Among them, a White Tiger named Devyani gave birth to four cubs, taking the total number of white tigers in the zoo to 14.
An Indian Bison named Anjali also gave birth to a calf in November, taking the number of Indian Bison’s in the zoo to seven.