Forest Research Centre for Eco-Rehabilitation (FRC-ER), Allahabad was established in October 1992 as an advanced Centre under the umbrella of ICFRE, Dehradun. Presently, it is a centre of Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun. The Centre aims to nurture and cultivate professional excellence in the field of social forestry and Eco-rehabilitation in the state of Uttar Pradesh.



1- To undertake focused research on rehabil-itation of degraded ecosystems and difficult /stress sites and promotion of Agro-forestry.

2- To disseminate available technologies/processes/tools to user groups for conservation and sustainable use of forest resources.

3- To support the lead institute in research education and extension in the area of jurisdiction.


Core Research Areas:

The centre aims to nurture and cultivate professional excellence in the field of social forestry and eco-rehabilitation in Eastern Uttar Pradesh.

Thrust Areas:

1- Development of suitable technological packages for afforestation of stress sites.

2- Development and demonstration of site-specific social, farm and agro forestry models to ensure enhanced and sustained productivity.

3- Standardization of seed, nursery and plantation techniques of indigenous tree and medicinal plant species.

4- Identification, selection, demarcation and management of seed stands/seed production areas of priority tree species for qualitatively improved seeds for plantation.

5- Development of growth and yield models for species of commercial and regional importance.

6- Assessment of suitable species/clones/provenances of promising tree species for agroforestry in different agro-climatic zones.

7- Evaluation of indigenous tree Species for reclamation of salt affected lands in agro-climatic zones of Eastern Uttar Pradesh.

8- Development and strengthening of research extension linkages to disseminate the research results in a user-friendly way to end-users viz. NGO, Farmers, Foresters, academicians etc.

9- Resource survey and conservation rare, endangered and threatened species of the region.

10- To enhance the outreach of research findings for livelihood generation and bringing benefits to the communities.


Key Achievements: (Click on link to view full detail)

1-  Research

2-  Extension 

3-  Education

4-  Others


Ongoing Projects

Completed Projects




Forest Research Centre for Eco-Rehabilitation Allahabad

3/1,Lajpat Rai Road, New Katra, Allahabad-211002

Phone- 0532-2440796