1. Dissemination of forestry research technologies evolved by the institute.
  2. To act as a nodal agency for co-ordination of extension activities.


  • Publication of Annual Research Report, Annual Action Plan of the institute and training modules.
  • Organization of trainings, workshops, meetings, seminars and conferences and preparation of proceedings.
  • Participation in ‘Kissan Mela’, 'Herbal Fairs' and public events.
  • Providing logistic support of xeroxing audio visual equipments, public address system, binding of research documents and co-ordination with different branches to research projects.
  • Providing desired information to the users through correspondence.
  • Preparation of information related to Madhya Pradesh Vananchal Sandesh, Annual Administrative Report, Annual Statistical Report and informations pertaining to extension of activities of the institute for the M.P. Forest Department.
  • Providing I.D. nos. to all research projects, compilation of information of research projects of the institute for periodical monitoring of their progress.
  • Co-P.I. in the Network project on "Conservation of Lac insect genetic resources of IINRG, Ranchi."


Name : Shri Anirudhwa Sarkar
Designation: Senior Research Officer
Qualification: M.Sc. Zoology
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Experience:  21 Years                                       
Mobile No. 09977933527
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Dissemination of information through publications

  1. Annual Action Plan

The Annual Action Plan of the institute for the year 2019-20 was compiled and prepared on quarterly basis from April 2019 to March 2020 and progress of the works were monitored and evaluated by conducting review meetings of each branch periodically.

  1. Annual Research Report

The Annual Research Report for 2018-19 was prepared, published, and disseminated to all the stakeholders.

  1. Dissemination of research technologies and strengthening of extension linkages

Trainee Forest Range Officers posted in various forest divisions of M.P., trainee Forest Range Officers from Uttar Pradesh, Forest Training Academy Haldwani, Kundal Academy of Development Administration and Management (Forest), Dhumal, Maharashtra, Central Academy of Forest Education, Kurseong, Darjeeling, Trainee ACF's from Central Academy of State Forest Service, Coimbatore, Probationary Assistant Directors Agriculture from JNKVV, Jabalpur, BAMS students from Government Autonomous Ayurvedic Mahavidyalaya and Hospital, Jabalpur, Under Graduate Students from Govt. Science College, Chhapara, Seoni, Trainee Forest Guards from Shivpuri, Amarkantak and Lakhnadon visited the institute during the year as a part of their course curriculum. They were acquainted with the research activities of the institute by class room lectures and visit to various laboratories, wildlife, mist chambers, shade net houses, gene bank, botanical garden, nurseries, museum and herbarium, located in the campus.

1. Organization of sensitization workshop on Voluntary Certification Scheme for Medicinal Plant Produce.

A  one day workshop on voluntary certification scheme for medicinal plant produce was organized on 25th Nov. 2019 in the institute. The workshop was sponsored by Quality Council of India (QCI), New Delhi. Various participants like progressive farmers, dealers of medicinal plants products, forest officers, scientists and researchers participated in the event. Experts from QCI, New Delhi, discussed good agriculture practices, good field collection practices, primary processing, value addition and marketing of medicinal plants.

2. Organization of training programmes by Regional Cum Facilitation Center – Central Region SFRI, Jabalpur for farmers from Seoni and Chhindwara MP.

Two training cum exposure visit was organized by Regional Cum Facilitation Center – Central Region SFRI, Jabalpur for 99 farmers of Farmer Producer Company in collaboration with Synergy Technofin Pvt. Ltd. on 17th and 18th June, 2019 and 27th and 29th Feb. 2020. Trainees were made aware about the good collection practices, quality planting material, cultivation techniques, voluntary certification of medicinal plants and exposure visits to farms and processing units.

3. Organization of meeting cum workshop on tapping of Salai Gum.

A meeting cum workshop was organized to formulate training and demonstration programme project of tapping of Salai Gum in various Forest Division of Madhya Pradesh with Prof. Moni Thomas, JNKVV Jabalpur on 24.10.2019 and Dr. Rupa Khanolkar, Prof. IIT, Mumbai regarding designing of equipment for tapping of Salai Gum on 25.02.2020.

4. Lecture on Biotechnological Interventions.

A lecture on "Application of Biotechnological interventions for the benefit of the society with special reference to forestry crops was organized in the institute on 07.08.2019. The speaker on this occasion was Emeritus Professor Dr. S.P. Gautam from Rani Durgawati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur. The lecture was followed by plantation of different exotic species of bamboos collected from North Eastern states of India to establish a bamboo rhizome bank, in SFRI.

5. Visit of Hon'ble Forest Minister, Govt. of MP to SFRI, Jabalpur.

Shri Umang Singhar, Hon'ble Forest Minister, Govt. of MP visited the institute on 24.06.2019. On this occasion a plantation programme was organized in the medicinal plant gene bank in the institute. A visit to mobile soil van and museum of the institute was also made by dignitary. Thereafter a review meeting was conducted regarding the research activities of the institute and forest management activities of Central Circle, Jabalpur. Technical bulletins prepared by the institute was also released on this occasion.

6. Training and sensitization programmes regarding forestry research activities of SFRI, Jabalpur.

Various sensitization programmes regarding forestry research activities being conducted by the institute was organized during exposure visit of probationary and trainee ACF's, forest rangers, forest guards from various forest training academies of the country as well as forest training schools of Madhya Pradesh.

7. Organization of World Environment Day by SFRI, Jabalpur

The institute organized World Environment Day on 5th June, 2019 based on the theme "Air Pollution". A plantation programme was organized in the premises of the institute which was participated by the Commissioner Jabalpur, Chief Executive Officer, Jila Panchayat, CCF & DFO Jabalpur Forest Circle along with the officers and staff of the institute and Forest Department. This was followed by discussion on Global Warming and its mitigation measures. Scientists and Senior Research Officers of the institute also conducted a drive on measuring level of Air Pollution in Jabalpur City in the vicinity of the institute. An awareness campaign for "Save the Tiger" was also organized by the Forest Department along with a drawing competition for the children on environmental pollution.



Different models of trainings, fee structure and extension activities.


Name of the discipline of trainings




Ecology and environmental science

03 months



Biodiversity and medicinal plants

03 months



Seed Technology

21 days
1 month
2 months
3 months



Forest Botany

3 months



Forest Genetics, Plant propagation & Biotechnology

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



Social Economics & Marketing

3 months



Tree Improvement

21 days
1 month
2 months
3 months



Extension of research technology 
a. Residential 
b. Field level


5 days

3 days


3500/- per candidate
5000/- per candidate



7 days

15000/- per candidate


Term and conditions for training and dissertation

1. The Trainee/student should deposit registration fee Rs. 2000/- either by cash or by sending the DD in favour of Director, State Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur. The registration fee will be non-refundable. 

2. Only Accommodation (Without Meals/foods) will be provided on payment basis @ Rs. 50/per student per day in our hostel. 

3. This will be ensuring by your written commitment and for this trainee should submit payment in advance which will be non-refundable.   

4. Batches of 15-20 Trainee /students for different duration.



  • 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