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We are happy to announce the arrival of the Hippopotamus Kaveri at Pilikula Biological Park. Kaveri has been given to our park by Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bangalore as a part of animal exchange programme and soon we will be receiving two more hippos from them to give Kaveri company. We are excited to have a hippo in our park and we invite you all to meet our new member

Eco club teacher training programme at Pilikula  held on 23-03-2017

National Science Day Celebrations - 2017

Inaugural function of Crafts Exhibition from 6.1.2017 to 15.1.2017 at Pilikula Nisarga Dhama

Pilikula Craft exhibition


Pilikula Craft exhibition inauguration




Interactive Workshop on Geo Science Education for High School Teachers

ಪಿಲಿಕುಳ ನಿಸರ್ಗಧಾಮದ  ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತಿ ಗ್ರಾಮದಲ್ಲಿ  ಸಣ್ಣ ನೀರಾವರಿ ಇಲಾಖೆ  ವತಿಯಿಂದ  ಕೆರೆ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿಗೊಳಿಸುವ ಸಲುವಾಗಿ  ದಿನಾಂಕ:6.12.2016  ರಂದು  ಶಿಲಾನ್ಯಾಸ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮ ನೆರವೇರಿತು. ಮಂಗಳೂರು ದಕ್ಷಿಣ ವಲಯದ ಶಾಸಕರಾದ ಶ್ರೀ. ಜೆ. ಅರ್ ಲೋಬೋ  ಶಿಲಾನ್ಯಾಸ ನೆರವೆರಿಸಿದರು.

ಪಿಲಿಕುಳ ಕಾರ್ಯಕಾರಿ ಮಂಡಳಿಯ ಸದಸ್ಯರಾದ ಶ್ರೀ ಎನ್. ಜಿ ಮೋಹನ್, ಪಿಲಿಕುಳ ನಿಸರ್ಗಧಾಮದ ಕಾರ್ಯನಿರ್ವಾಹಕ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರಾದ ಶ್ರೀಮತಿ ಗಾಯತ್ರಿ ಎನ್. ನಾಯಕ್, ವಿಜ್ಞಾನ ಕೇಂದ್ರದ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರಾದ ಡಾ. ಕೆ.ವಿ. ರಾವ್, ಸಣ್ಣ ನೀರಾವರಿ ಇಲಾಖೆಯ ಶೇಷಕೃಷ್ಣ, ಕೆಎಸ್ಸಾರ್ಟಿಸಿ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಟಿ. ಕೆ. ಸುಧೀರ್,  ಅರ್ಬನ್ ಇಕೋ ಪಾರ್ಕ್ ನ ಕೋ-ಆರ್ಡಿನೇಟರ್ ಶ್ರೀ ಮಹಮ್ಮದ್ ಬ್ಯಾರಿ  ಮತ್ತು ಪಿಲಿಕುಳ ನಿಸರ್ಗಧಾಮದ ಆಡಳಿತಾಧೀಕಾರಿ ಶ್ರೀ ಬಾಬು ದೇವಾಡಿಗ ಉಪಸ್ಥಿತರಿದ್ದರು.

Deepavali celebration was organized by the Lions Club at Pilikula Guthu House on 6.11.2016.

Aati Kuta


Urban Eco Park Work Begins Programme

Pilikula Vasanthotsava-2016 on 21.05.2016


Summer Camp 2016

Janapada Loka

Innauguration of Urban Haat Building and  Craft Bazaar at Dr. Shivarama Karantha Pilikula   Nisargadhama, on 25.03.2016  


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ಜಾನಪದ ಲೋಕ ಯೋಜನೆಯಡಿ  ಪಿಲಿಕುಳ ಗುತ್ತುಮನೆಯ ವಸ್ತು ಸಂಗ್ರಹಾಲಯದ  ಕಾಮಗಾರಿಯನ್ನು "ಪ್ರತಿರೂಪಿ"  ಗುತ್ತಿಗೆದಾರರಿಗೆ ವಹಿಸಿಕೊಡುವುದು.

Makkala Habba

Pilikula - Makkala Habba-2015 held on 21st & 2nd November -2015

Pilikula Wildlife week -2015 

Programme held on 4-10-2015




Pilikula Science Fest - 2015

 Inauguration of Aquarium and Release of New Boats and Handing over of Cheque for Pilikula Urban Eco Park Programme held on 13-09-2015 at Pilikula Boating Centre

Aati Koota


Rain Festival

Pilikula Fish Carnival

Nature Awareness Programe

A two Days Nature Awareness Programe for B.Ed. Students of Srinivas College of Education, Mangalore. The camp was inaugurated by Sri. Vijay Kumar I.F.S,   Member Secretary,   Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, Bengaluru.

Summer Camp Closing Ceremony

Summer Camp Programme at Pilikula Biological Park,sponsored by KARNATAKA STATE POLUTION CONTROL BOARD(KSPCB)






Summer Camp – 2015

For the first time, a Nature Awareness Camp for children was planned at Pilikula from 19.04.2015 to 25.04.2015.This program, ChinnaraSambrama – 2015 was inaugurated on 19th by Sri S.A. Prabhakara Sharma, Executive Director, Pilikula. About 60 High School students registered for the camp which was planned for developing creative abilities in children. Various sessions are going on now and the  concluding function will be on April 25th .

Nature Awareness Programme

A two day Nature Awareness Prorgram for B.Ed. students of  Gokarnanatheshwara College of  Education, Mangalore, was conducted at Pilikula from April 14 – 17, 2015. The camp was inaugurated by Mr. JayaprakashNayak, Senior Scientific Officer, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board(KSPCB), Mangalore region. Dr K.V. Rao, Director, Pilikula Regional Science Centre, presided over the function. Guests from the Management of the College and the Principal also participated in the program.

Celebration of  BisuKani at Dr. Shivarama Karantha Pilikula Nisargha Dhama

“Bisu  Kani”  a traditional  coastal  event of  welcoming  new year, was  held at  Guthumane,Pilikuala  on 14.04.2015 Tuesday. Bisu Kani  means arrangements of Fruits, Vegetables, Rice, Tubers ,Brinjal, cucumber, Sauthe, Cheenikayi, Ivy gourd and fruts such as  Jack fruit,Banana,Cashew apple,Coconut,Jumbu nerale,Mango,Kumkum,Hebbalasu. bread fruit among others . Arecanut, the part and  parcel of local life, was also  part of the  Kani.

Prof.B.A Viveka Rai, former Vice Chairman  of Karnataka University, Hampi,  explained the importance of the celebretion of  BisuKani. It was attended by Sri. A B Ibrahim ,I.A.S .Deputy commissioner D.K District,Chief Executive Officer Smt. P.I .Srividhya I.A.S, MCC Commissioner Hephsiba Rani Korlapati I.A.S, Sri  Sharanappa I.P.S, S.P., D.K District  Sri Mohammed Nazeer  Commissioner,Mangaluru Urban  Development Athority, Sri. Anil kumar, Deputy General Manager,BIRD,NABARD, Sri. Pradeep Kumar Kalkoora,President, Dakshina Kannada Zilla  Kannada Sahithya Parishath, Mangaluru.

Sri Uday Kumar Shetty, D.G.M. ,Regional office, Vijaya Bank  Mangaluru was also present.

Rangoli Competition was also held as part of Bisu Kani celebration  which was sponsored by Vijaya Bank


Dr. Shivarama Karantha Pilikula Nisargadhama, Mangalore

Kudremukh Tree Park

In order to boost greenery in the city, a tree park will come up in an area of 15 acres at Dr. Shivarama Karantha Pilikula Nisargadhama, Mangalore. The project is founded by Kudremukh Iron Ore Company under CSR initiative. The KIOCL has sanctioned Rs. 52

lakhs for the project to grow 7500 trees belong to rare and endemic species. The project launching was done by Hon’ble Minister for Forests,Environment & Ecology and Dist. Incharge Minister Sri B. Ramanatha Rai on 04-08-2014.

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