For the management of tourism in the Park, the ‘Himalayan Nature Park Eco - Tourism Society’ was set up during July, 2001. In 2008, this ‘Himalayan Nature Park Eco - Tourism Society’ was converted into“HP Zoo’s and Conservation Breeding Society.”Other objectives of this Society are:
To carry out development works inside the park like construction and maintenance of walking trails, enclosures and other infrastructure
To promote and use the highest standards of animal welfare.
To maintain the population of the animals to the best of facilities available.
To maintain studbook to avoid in-breeding in captive animals.
To encourage the exchange programme with other zoos to maintain the genetic diversity of the captive animals.
To promote research for better management of the zoos.
Adoption of captive animals in the zoos by individuals and corporate houses/bodies etc. be promoted.
To follow the protocol pertaining to conservation breeding of threatened species with reference to rules of MoEF, Govt. of India, Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, CZA and IUCN Guidelines etc. and other International Guidelines.
To promote coordination with Institutions like WII, WTI, CZA, IUCN etc.
To promote and undertake research in Conservation Breeding of threatened Himalayan Fauna.
To encourage and support volunteers in relevant research and in Zoo management.
To build capacity of the local people and staff for the management of the objectives of the society.
To create awareness amongst the visitors for the protection and conservation of wildlife through nature education.
To manage the infrastructure developed by the society.
To engage persons for the purpose of the Society.
To accept donations, grants, sponsorship etc. for furtherance of the objectives of the Society.
To do all other lawful things as may be incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objectives.
THE GOVERNING BOARD
The Governing Board of the Society consists of 12 Official members and 5 Non-Official Members. Chairman of the Society is Principal Secretary (Forests) to GoHP. Member Secretary is the CCF Wildlife-cum-Chief Executive Officer of the Society, Shimla.
Executive Committee is constituted by the Governing Board for day to day functioning of the Society. Executive Committee comprises of total 6 members and Chairman of the committee is Chief Wildlife Warden, HP and CCF (WL) -cum-Chief Executive Officer of the Society is Member Secretary.FUNDS OF THE SOCIETY
The Society raises its funds as follows
Grant - in-aid from HP Govt.
Grants from Central Zoo Authority.
Donations from institutes/ organizations/ public or private sectors.
Income from investments.
Receipts of the Society from other sources.
Loans from financial institutions.
Project based funding from National/ International donor agencies.