Western Regional Centre, Pune
National Emblem Ministry of Environment and Forests

Centre at a Glance

  • Established                              12th December  1955
  • Jurisdiction                               Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Dadra,Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu.
  • Area                                         5,03,786 sq km
  • Protected Area Network            23281.31 sq km
    • Biosphere Reserve              1 (Nilgiri)
    • National Parks                     11
    • Wildlife Sanctuaries            61
  • Wetlands                                 1249
  • Explorations                            500
  • Expeditions                              Nil
  • Herbarium Acronym                 BSI
  • Herbarium Holdings                 c. 1,70,000
  • Type Collections                     c. 571 specimens
  • Library Holdings                      8,662 books and Journals
  • New Genera Described            2
  • New Species Discovered         60
  • Experimental Garden             Mundhwa Botanical Garden
  • Live Collections                     c. 400 species

Contact

  • Telephone: (020) 29707072, (020) 29707078 (Direct)
  • Fax: (020) 29707039
  • E-mail: bsi_wcpune@vsnl.net
Last Updated : 08/02/2019