Ban Santour Ch. Surinder Singh Elephant Rehabilitation Centre in India


Ban Santour Ch. Surinder Singh Elephant Rehabilitation Centre
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Founded2007
First elephant arrived2008
AddressBan Santoor forest
Zip-code135021
PlaceTahri
DistrictYamunanagar district
RegionHaryana
CountryIndia
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Description

Ban Santour Ch. Surinder Singh Elephant Rehabilitation Centre, located at Ban Santoor forest, in Tahri, India, was founded in 2007 and the first elephant arrived in 2008.

Living elephants

At Ban Santour Ch. Surinder Singh Elephant Rehabilitation Centre lives 4 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Ella
  2. ,
  3. Erica
  4. ,
  5. Jasmin born 1972-00-00
  6. ,
  7. Lilly
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Located outside Kalesar Wildlife Sanctuary.

2007: Haryana forests minister Kiran Chaudhry on Friday 28th of December laid the foundation stone for an elephant rescue centre (ERC), first of its kind in India, at Bansantour forest. The ERC will provide shelter to sick, injured and such elephants which are being kept without ownership certificates. The government plans to keep 20 elephants. Initially, five elephant sheds would be constructed and two elephants would be kept in each shed. Later, more sheds would be built for the rest 10 elephants.

2019: At present, this center is taking care of five elephants including Lakshmi.


References for records about Ban Santour Ch. Surinder Singh Elephant Rehabilitation Centre

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Ban Santour Ch. Surinder Singh Elephant Rehabilitation Centre, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=2855. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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