Environment, Forest and Climate Change Department,

Government of Uttar Pradesh, India

Shri. Yogi Adityanath

Hon'ble Chief Minister,Uttar Pradesh

Shri. Dara Singh Chauhan

Hon'ble Minister,Forest Department

FAQ

Frequently Ask Question
  1. Where is Jay Prakash Narayan Birds Sanctuary Located?

    Jay Prakash Narayan Birds Sanctuary is located in Ballia and Bansdheen Tehsil, in district Ballia.

  2. How do I reach Jay Prakash Narayan Birds Sanctuary?

    Jay Prakash Narayan Birds Sanctuary can be accessed by Road and Rail. Nearest Railway station is Ballia. It is well connected from Bansdheen Road & Sikandrpur, by Road. Airport - Nearest Airport is Varanasi, at a distance of 190 kms from the Sanctuary.

  3. How do I contact the Jay Prakash Narayan Birds Sanctuary Management?
    1. Divisional Forest Officer,
      Kashi Wild Life Division,
      Ramnagar, Varanasi,
      Ph. No. 0542-2668231 E-mail – dfokashi@gmail.com

    2. Project Officer,
      Turtle Rehabilitation Centre,
      Sarnath, Varanasi.

    3. Range Officer,
      Turtle Rehabilitation Centre,
      Sarnath, Varanasi.

  4. What is the best time to visit Jay Prakash Narayan Birds Sanctuary?

    Jay Prakash Narayan Birds Sanctuary is open the year round, but the best time to visit is from November to February.

  5. What are the main species of birds in Jay Prakash Narayan Birds Birds Sanctuary?

    The main species of birds are:-Northern Pintail, Bar-headed Goose, Common Shaddock, Marbled Duck, Pond Heron, Open billed Stork, Greylag Goose, Saras Crane, Lesser Whistling Teal, Egrets, Comb Duck, Coots, Cormorants, Cranes, White spoonbill, Black-necked Crane, Peafowl, Cuckoos, Darters, White-breasted Kingfisher, Sandpipers, Common Teal. Gadwall, Mallard, Spot-billed Duck, Common Pochard, Ruddy Shaddock, Wigeon, Painted Stork, Tufted Duck etc.

  6. How will be the weather at Jay Prakash Narayan Birds Sanctuary?

    During summer months the temperature varies from 270C to 450C. During the winter months, temperature varies from 60 C to 260 C. Rains are frequent during Monsoons.

  7. Where do I get more information on Jay Prakash Narayan Birds Sanctuary?

    From the office of:-

    1. Divisional Forest Officer,
      Kashi Wild Life Division,
      Ramnagar, Varanasi,
      Ph. No. 0542-2668231 E-mail – dfokashi@gmail.com

    2. Project Officer,
      Turtle Rehabilitation Centre,
      Sarnath, Varanasi.

    3. Range Officer,
      Turtle Rehabilitation Centre,
      Sarnath, Varanasi.


  8. What are precautions I need to take for my safety while in the Sanctuary?

    Do's and don’ts do are displayed at many places in the Sanctuary.

    1. Fire arms of any kind are not permitted.
    2. Entry is permitted only during the day-time.
    3. Playing Transistors and tape recorders are not permitted.
    4. Littering garbage is not allowed.
    5. Drinking/Smoking in the Sanctuary area is strictly prohibited.
    6. Blowing of horns and driving above the speed limit is prohibited.
    7. Vandalism is not allowed.


  9. Is boating allowed in the Surha Lake?

    Yes, boating is allowed in the Surha Lake. (Departmental boating facility is not available)

  10. What are the timings for boating?

    Boating is permitted only during day-time.