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 Ecology & Environment Division  

Introduction of the Division:

 Forest ecological studies were initiated at Forest Research Institute in 1906 under the Directorate of Silvicultural Research. A separate Forest Ecology Branch came into existence in 1948 and with this forest ecological research and systematic studies on forest typology, foliar diagnosis and the physiologico-ecological aspects of a number important species were initiated. During the third Five-Year Plan, the schemes further added with special reference to ecological studies were Ecology of Wildlife, Grazing and Fodder Research, Dry zone Afforestation Techniques and Experimental Laboratory.The contributions of Sh. C.G.Trevor and Sh. H.G.Champion are landmarks in forest ecology of India. Ecologist like Dr. G.S.Puri, Sh. O.N.Kaul, Dr. S.K.Seth, Sh. M.A.Waheed Khan, Dr. P.B.L. Srivastava, Sh. Subba Rao, Dr. S.C. Sharma and Dr. J.D.S. Negi dedicated themselves for the cause of understanding ecological structure and functioning of natural and man made forests in India. Dr. G.S. Puri was one of the pioneer workers to make measurements of litter production in Indian forests and his several papers on leaf analysis studies paved the way for the development of production ecology in India.

After the new forest policy came into force in 1988, some of the important thrust areas taken up by the division are biodiversity conservation and regeneration, eco-rehabilitation of degraded lands, mined lands forests, soil and water conservation, environmental pollution and climate change.

Experimental watershed monitoring station at Rajpur Road was set up to gauge the water discharge from forested areas. Analytical laboratories for soil and plant analysis are fully equipped to analyse soil physico-chemical and plant nutrient analysis.

The first forest meteorological observatory to record climatic parameters was established in 1958. This is an IMD approved observatory and regular data is being recorded and disseminated for the use of researchers working in different agencies/institutes.


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 List of selected candidates for admission in Ph.D Programme in Forestry-2016   

 Forest Research Institute, Dehradun Independence Day Celebration

 Result of Ph.D. Entrance Test - 2016/List of candidate eligible for Interview Ph.D. Programme - 2016

 Notification for Ph.D./M.Sc. Degrees and Diplomas

 Third Counselling result of M.Sc. courses of FRI (Deemed) University

  Fulbright  Fellowsip Orientation Programme

 Result of M.Sc. Courses of FRI Deemed University 2016

  FRI (Deemed) University Committes

Visit of the Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Govt. of India, New Delhi
A Training cum workshop on essential Oils, Perfumery & Aromatherapy at FRI, Dehradun
1.Ph.D Ordinance (Uploaded on 11-April-2016)
2.Syllabus of Ph.D Entrance Test (Uploaded on 11-April-2016)  
National Workshop to release the 'DPR on Forestry Intervention for Ganga ' on 22nd March 2016 at New Delhi
              Programme Schedule 
 Web URL : www.forganga.in

The Annual Sports Meet-2016,FRI(Deemed University). (Uploaded on 26-Feb.-2016)

Expression of Interest under project "Identification of extent of forest land in forest fringe villages " for Anchor and Socio Economic expert.-Last Date of Receiving Application -15-Feb-2016 (Uploaded on 8-Feb.-2016)

Walk-in-Interview for the post of SRF at FRI,Dehradun(Uploaded on 10-Feb.-2016) 

Application form for Foreign student  (for Admission in M.Sc. Courses at FRI (Deemed) University for 2016 session )

 Forest Research Institute, Dehradun campus work of civil/electrical maintenance was entrused to the Division of Engineering & Services, FRI, Dehradun (uploaded on 11-Jan-2017)  

 Order for e-champion (uploaded on 11-Jan-2017)

 Order for Ensure timely attendance (uploaded on 11-Jan-2017)

 on the recommendations of the departmental peer review committee/assisment board (Group 'A' Scientific Posts), the DG, ICFRE to grant in-situ up-gradation to the following Scientist with effect from 01.01.2017 under Flexible Complementing Scheme of the ICFRE until further orders (uploaded on 09-Jan-2017) 

 Circular LDC Post, Extension of deputation, Gazetted Holidays year 2017, Waiting list for allotment of Govt. residence at FRI  (Uploaded on 29.12.2016)

  Retirement List for the Calendar Year 2017 (Uploaded on 28-Sept-2016)

 Publish new Telephone Directory ICFRE/FRI offices 

  Retirement List for the Calendar Year 2016 (Uploaded on 16-Sept-2015)

  Re-assessment of damage charges in respect of residential accommodation at FRI-Reg.(Uploaded on 17 August 2015)

 New Head of Division of forest Products Division,FRI,Dehradun (uploaded on 22 July 2015) 

 Circular regarding "Performa for approval of deputation abroad" by ADG (Edu. & RB), ICFRE (HQ)  (uploaded on 15-June-2015) 

 Flexible Complementing Scheme of ICFRE - Date of effect of promotions for residency period reg. Circular by ADG(RB),ICFRE (Uploaded on 08-June-2015)

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