The Environment & Forest Minister Satrucharla Vijaya Rama Raju participated in the golden jubilee celebrations of the Nehru Zoological Park and inaugurated Rhea enclosure and released birds in the enclosure. A bio-diversity watch programme was also conducted as part of the celebrations for school students on the zoo premises in which 160 students from eight schools participated, according to a press release. A memorial talk on the contribution of Pushp Kumar, who served the zoo for nearly 25 years, was also held.