Kottoor Elephant Rehabilitation Centre improvement

Elephant Rehabilitation Centre at Kottoor (around 30 km from the city) is spread over 56 hectares and surrounded by the Neyyar reservoir, thick forests, and grasslands. This is the largest elephant rehabilitation center in the world. One of the major highlights is the chain-free life elephants enjoy here. Funds allotted may be utilized efficiently to convert it into a world-class tourist center.

Progress Made

The first phase completed and inaugurated in February 2021
Second phase is scheduled to complete in January 2022
The project included in the fast track project list.

Next Milestones

Complete works by January 2022

Implementing Agency

Neyyar – Peppara Forest Development Agency


Forest Department

Member of Parliament

Shashi Tharoor


A K Saseendran



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