Garden cum Germplasm Center
Jokai Botanical Garden cum Germplasm Center spread over an area of 1.2 Ha.
amidst Jokai Reserve Forest is 12 km from Dibrugarh town on Mancotta-Khamtighat
road. Apart from the storehouse of germplasm of some of the valuable and
endangered species of flora of this region, the center is a showcase of what
this region has in terms of floral biodiversity. The various zones of this
center include Orchid house, Medicinal and aromatic plants plot, Rainforest
specimen plot, a water pond etc.
Added attractions to visit this botanical
garden are Elephant ride to have an overview of the richness of Jokai Reserve
Forest, a retreat to scenic beauty of Era-suti along northern boundary of Jokai
Reserve Forest famous for migratory birds.
The work of developing
trekking routes inside Jokai reserve forest and introduction of boating
facilities at Era-suti is in progress to ensure that a tourist has a complete
date with nature here
Only 12 KM south from the
town and the road being motorable, the garden cum tourist resort can be an
important attraction for the town.
Jokai being backward and terrorist infected area, this will be the first step in
developing the area.The
work has already been completed with fencing, iron gate, foot path, orchid
house, mini children park, circular shed, ‘Chang Ghar’, pond, tube well and
all other facilities. Various indigenous plants have been planted including
medicinal plants. There will be arrangement for elephant ride also. The garden
will be opened for visitors very
shortly. An amount of Rs.5.00 Lakh had been sanctioned and utilised for the