The Division is in possession of statistics pertaining to the forestry sector for the last twenty years. In addition to this, the data on India’s forests previously collected by the Directorate of Economics & Statistics, Ministry of Agriculture is also available. The division has initiated preparation of reports covering the analysis of important parameters of the forestry sector and trends present. Some examples of the reports being prepared are International Trade, Plantations, Timber Production, etc.
There are almost 3000 records of statistical jobs carried out since 1947. The archives available are being studied and digitized for the researchers. In addition to digitization, the records are being converted into Technical Documents of various disciplines of forestry research. The same shall be made available to the researchers through Information Kiosks. These would be of use as reference for research design and analysis.
An information kiosk is being developed jointly by the IT Division and Division of Forestry Statistics. The kiosk shall contain information about the statistics of the forestry sector, technical documents and statistical reports. Space shall also be provided for important information regarding expertise available with ICFRE and its institutes, their contacts and publications.