Profile of Dr. Brij Kishor Gupta

Brij Kishor Gupta

Elected Fellow 2008

Basic Sciences: Zoology - Wildlife Sciences

DB: 15-05-1968

Birth place

Fatehabad, District Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India


Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University), Dayalbagh, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, (B.Sc. 1986; M.Sc., 1990; Ph.D., 2007).

Positions held 

Evaluation & Monitoring Officer, Central Zoo Authority (Ministry of Environment & Forests), New Delhi (2007- todate); Rescue Facility Manager, Agra Bear Rescue Facility (Wildlife S.O.S), Sur Sarovar, Keetham [2001-2003]; Scientist, Central Zoo Authority, New Delhi; Development Officer, Coimbatore Zoological Park & Conservation, Coimbatore [1993-1998]; Asst. Project Officer, WWF India, New Delhi (1992); Research Fellow, Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai [1991]; In-charge, Animal Welfare Society of India, Agra [1989-1990]

Research Area

Ex situ & in situ wildlife conservation; Animal welfare; zoo management, Animal enclosure design

Awards and fellowships

Smithsonian Institution Fellowship, USA (1991); Gerald Durrell Memorial Funds, U.K. (1996-1997); Proggy Award for Animal Welfare Scientist from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) (2007)


Central Zoo Authority (Ministry of Environment & Forests), Annexe VI, Bikaner House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi 110 011


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