India’s and Asia’s first National Dolphin Research Centre (NDRC) will come upon the bank of the Ganges in the premises of Patna University.
Where are dolphin found in India?
Assam – Dibru Saikhowa National Park
You can see the dolphins in the floodplains of the Brahmaputra river. If you are lucky, you may get a rare sight of the Pink River dolphin found in India, in the Brahmaputra river itself.
In which state is India’s first dolphin observatory proposed to be built?
In 2018-19, around 1500 dolphins were sighted in the Ganga during a survey by teams of experts. This also prompted the government to build India’s first observatory, Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary, for the mammals in Bhagalpur. Once it is completed, it is expected to boost eco-tourism.
How many dolphin sanctuaries are there in India?
The sanctuary is a 60 kilometers stretch of the Ganges River from Sultanganj to Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district.
|Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary|
|Location||Sultanganj to Kahalgaon Bihar, India|