The first reptile house in the state will be constructed within the scenic confines of Sajjangarh Organic Garden, with an estimated expenditure of Rs 191 crore allocated for this ambitious project. This will be Rajasthan’s first ever reptile house to be built in Udaipur. This forthcoming establishment promises to become a captivating tourist destination within the city, while also serving as an educational platform for visitors to gain insights into the diverse world of reptiles.
The foundation stone laying program of this was attended by Honorable Minister of State and Vice Chairman, Labour Advisory Board Shri Jagdish Shrimali, Special Guest R.K Singh, Udaipur division and R.K Jain Chief Conservator of Forest, Wildlife Udaipur.
Distinct chambers will be specifically designed and constructed to accommodate a variety of reptile species. These include Russell's Viper, Common Cat Snake, Rat Snake, Common Sand Boa, Keelback Snake, Trinket Snake. Each chamber will be tailored to the unique needs and habitat requirements of these different reptiles.Furthermore, a specialized chamber will be established to provide an optimal environment for Star Tortoises. This separate and dedicated space will ensure that each species is housed appropriately, with suitable conditions and care to promote their well-being and comfort.
The amount has been contributed by the Zoo Trust, derived from the income generated from Sajjangarh. Additionally, they plan to display informative boards concerning reptiles in this facility. These boards will serve as educational resources for the general public, offering valuable information about various snake species.