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The Forest Research Institute in India

23-NOV-2015 14:24

    The Forest Research Institute is an institute of the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education and is a premier institution in the field of forestry research in India. It is located at Dehradun in Uttarakhand, and is one of the oldest institutions of its kind. In 1991, it was declared a deemed university by the University Grants Commission. Established as Imperial Forest Research Institute in 1906, Forest Research Institute (FRI) Dehradun is a premier institution under the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE).


    Several institute related forest research in India have been established in different ecological regions which are mentioned below:

    Institutes under India's Ministry of Environment and Forests

    • Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development, Almora
    • Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal
    • Indian Plywood Industries Research and Training Institute, Bangalore
    • Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun

    Institutes under the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education

    • Arid Forest Research Institute, Jodhpur
    • Institutes under the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
    • Advanced Research Centre for Bamboo and Rattan, Aizawl
    • Arid Forest Research Institute, Jodhpur
    • Centre for Forest-based Livelihoods and Extension (CFLE), Agartala
    • Centre for Forestry Research and Human Resource Development, Chhindwara
    • Centre for Social Forestry and Eco-Rehabilitation, Allahabad
    • Forest Research Institute (India), Dehradun
    • Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla
    • Institute of Forest Biodiversity, Hyderabad
    • Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Coimbatore
    • Institute of Forest Productivity, Ranchi
    • Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Bangalore
    • Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat
    • Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur
    • Van Vigyan Kendra (Forest Science Centres)
    • Forest Survey of India, Dehradun
    • Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata
    • Directorate of Forest Education, Dehradun
    • Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, Dehradun
    • National Institute of Animal Welfare, Faridabad
    • National Zoological Park, New Delhi
    • National Museum of Natural History, New Delhi
    • Zoological Survey of India, Kolkatta
    • Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB)

    Institutes Under state governments

    • Kerala Forest Research Institute
    • Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi, Thrissur
    • Forest College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Mettupalayam
    • Forest Research Institute, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh Forest Department
    • Gujarat Forest Research Centre, Rajpipla, Gujarat
    • State Forest Department, Jammu
    • State Forest Research and Training Institute, Raipur, Chhattisgarh
    • State Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
    • State Forest Research Institute, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    • State Forest Research Institute, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh

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