Nandankanan Zoological Park zoo and professional flowerbed in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. Set up in 1960, it was opened to the general population in 1979 and turned into the primary zoo in India to join World Association of Zoos and Aquariums WAZA in 2009. It additionally contains a greenhouse and part of it has been pronounced an asylum. Nandankanan, truly meaning The Garden of Heaven, is situated close to the capital city, Bhubaneswar, in the environs of the Chandaka backwoods, and incorporates the 134-section of land 54 ha Kanjia lake. A noteworthy update was done in 2000 after the harm caused by the super-tornado of 1999 in seaside Odisha. In excess of 3.3 million guests visit Nandankanan consistently.