Mandate

  • Extension of technologies to beneficiaries developed through research
  • Transfer technological packages from laboratory to the land to the farmers, students, academicians, forest dependent communities, different stakeholders like MP Forest Department, business entrepreneurs, NGOS etc.
  • Publication of Annual Research Report, Annual Action Plan and Training Manual for mass communication using various media.
  • Nodal agency for developing comprehensive extension strategies offering both short term and long term on-campus and off-campus, sponsored and fee based Training Programme and refresher courses in forestry.

Activities

  • Dissemination programmes on different aspects related to adaptive technologies developed through forestry research to increase to productivity of forest.
  • The three major areas of extension activities are cultivation, harvesting, storage and marketing of medicinal and aromatic plants, seed technology and tissue culture and biotechnology. Other training activities in the field of forest ecology, forest botany, forest statistics, forest pathology, wildlife, marketing, use of fertilizers, insect and pests management, climate change, soil and seed testing, carbon sequestration and silviculture are also undertaken on demand.
  • Organization of need based workshops, seminars, symposiums and meetings for sharing of experiences, exchange of ideas, policy decisions for furthering the cause of conservation and development of forest and forest resources.
  • Participation in ‘Van Mela’, 'herbal fairs’, 'Kissan Mela' and exhibitions to acquaint the forestry research technologies to the public at large.
  • Environmental awareness and forest conservation campaigns through research are conducted from time to time for forest field staff, school students and farmers, etc.

Staff

Name : Shri B.P. Bathma
Designation : Assistant Director
Qualification : M.Sc.
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Experience:  20 Years in the field of Forestry
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Name : Shri Anirudhwa Sarkar
Designation: Senior Research Officer
Qualification: M.Sc. Zoology
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Experience:  21 Years                                       
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Training:

Different models of trainings, fee structure and extension activities.

S.No.

Name of the discipline of trainings

Duration

Fee

1

Ecology and environmental science

03 months

10000/-

2

Biodiversity and medicinal plants

03 months

10000/-

3

Seed Technology

21 days
1 month
2 months
3 months

3500/-
5000/-
7500/-
10000/-

4

Forest Botany

3 months

10000/-

5

Forest Genetics, Plant propagation & Biotechnology

15 days
30 days
2 months
3 months
4 months
6 months

3000/-
5000/-
8000/-
13000/-
15000/-
20000/-

6

Social Economics & Marketing

3 months

10000/-

7

Tree Improvement

21 days
1 month
2 months
3 months

3500/-
5000/-
7500/-
10000/-

8

Extension of research technology 
a. Residential 
b. Field level

 

5 days

3 days

 

3500/- per candidate
5000/- per candidate

9

Wildlife

7 days

15000/- per candidate

SERVICES RENDERED BY THE INSTITUTE

  • Plantation and cultivation techniques.
  • Training programmes. 
  • Seed certification.
  • Supply of quality seed and planting material.
  • Soil analysis.
  • Dissemination of market information of NTFPs 
  • Environmental impact assessment.
  • Environmental Management Plan.
  • Forest Resource assessment.
  • Preparation of yield & volume tables.
  • Biodiversity & Ethno-botanical Assessment
  • Wildlife & Wood Forensic Study

ORGANIZATION OF THE MEETING OF 43RD RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF THE INSTITUTE

·         The 43rd Research Advisory Committee was organized under the chairmanship of Dr. Animesha Shukla, PCCF & Head of Forest Force, Madhya Pradesh on 12th June, 2017 at Satpura Bhawan, Bhopal. The meeting was participated by Hon'ble members of the committee along with the Officers, Scientists and Senior Research Officers of the institute. Various research project proposals, ongoing projects and findings of completed of projects were presented before the committee by the respective principal investigators of the projects. Dr. Dharmendra Verma, Director, State Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur & member secretary of the committee conducted the proceedings and modulated about the research projects. The details of the ongoing and completed projects are given in the Research Activities section. 

Publication of technical bulletin on Plantation:

  • A technical bulletin and CD on ’’नर्मदा तट पर वृक्षारोपण हेतु उपयुक्त प्रजातियाँ एवं रोपण विधियाँ’’ have been published by the institute on the occasion of ’’नमामि देवी नर्मदे मिशन’’ programme of Govt. of Madhya Pradesh to provide technical knowhow of plantation of suitable species of the banks of river Narmada for development, conservation and increase of soil water conservation. The bulletin was released by the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan accompanied by Hon'ble Forest Minister of Madhya Pradesh Dr. Gaurishankar Sejwar and Dr. Animesha Shukla, PCCF & HoFF of Madhya Pradesh on the occasion of review meeting of plantation programme to be undertaken on 2nd July, 2017 on both the banks of river Narmada on 2nd June, 2017 at Academy of Administration, Bhopal.

Organization of Environmental Awareness Programmes:

  • The institute also conducted 04 environmental conservation training programmes for 200 school children of 04 schools of Jabalpur under the Anubhuti Programme sponsored by M.P. Eco-tourism Development Board, Bhopal.