Botanical Survey Of India
News  /  Published 02.01.23

Funds arrive for Roxburgh House restoration in Indian Botanic Garden Shibpur

The Commonwealth Heritage Forum has given £17,500 through the Hamish Ogston Foundation for the first phase of the restoration project...
By Anasuya Basu in Shibpur

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.22

Sikkim tree gets new home

Originally found only in the vicinity of Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary above Lachung, rhododendron niveum flowers have bloomed at Kyongnosla after decades of efforts of the forest dept...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

News  /  Published 09.11.22

Rs 2-crore fraud cuffs on Botanical Survey of India ex-official

Senior officials at the BSI apparently spotted the lapse and conducted an inquiry based on which Saha was dismissed...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.09.22

Botanical Survey of India observes Ozone Day 2022 at Hingalganj school

Awareness on the importance of ozone raised among school students...

News  /  Published 25.02.22

Indian Botanic Garden opens after prolonged shutdown

Morning walkers as well as other visitors can now enter the 273-acre garden in Howrah’s Shibpur...
By Anasuya Basu in Howrah


News  /  Published 22.01.22

Clean-up drive at Indian Botanic Garden after Amphan wreckage

Over 1,400 trees in the park had been affected by the cyclone, including the 272-year-old banyan tree...
By Anasuya Basu in Howrah

News  /  Published 17.01.22

Indian Botanic Garden’s double coconut tree faces extinction

The plant had a fungal attack and was treated with fungicide...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.11.21

Botanical Survey of India on path to revive natural dye patterns

BSI is seeking collaborations with institutions to make these natural dyes commercially viable...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.21

Botanical garden revival plans

The University of Edinburgh along with Asia Scotland Trust and the BSI is participating and funding this programme...
By Anasuya Basu in Howrah

Calcutta  /  Published 07.11.20

Botanic garden: app leads to trees

Software also helps members of the garden staff to negotiate the sprawling 273 acres ...
By Anasuya Basu in Howrah


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