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Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education

Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
(An Autonomous Body of Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India)

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The mandate of Directorate of Education of ICFRE is to promote forestry education in Universities by providing financial support to Universities to strengthen infrastructure such as building, equipments, computer centre, Library etc. In all, there are 26 Universities in India to which the Grant-in-aid is provided by this Directorate.


This Directorates also undertakes the Human Resource Development Programme such as organizing training on Basic Forestry Management Practices for scientists at the entry level and other training programmes for middle level Senior Scientists on “Research Methodologies” and Research Management & Administration" with view to sharpen their research skills & update their knowledge. In addition to these , recently two new thrust areas have been assigned to the Directorate of Education.


These are “Policy Research” and the “Disaster Management”. The conduct of Policy Research in arena of Forests, Wildlife and Environment is one of the important mandate of ICFRE. Recent events such as Cyclone, tsunami etc. have triggered research interest in the field of disaster management to explore their mitigatory role in event of occurrence of such disaster, generate information & create awareness on the same.



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