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Jokai Botanical Garden

 

 

 

 

Jokai Botanical 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. The 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 complete work.

 
 

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