The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) is an autonomous Council under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF & CC), Government of India. The Hon’ble Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is the President of ICFRE society and the Director General is its Chief Executive. The General Body is the supreme authority of the ICFRE, headed by the Hon’ble Union Minister, Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India. Its members consist of serving and retried Officers from various state governments, educational institutes, and scientific organizations.
The Society reviews in its meeting once a year the progress and performance of the constituent units of the society and give such policy directions as it may deem fit to the Board of Governors and the units and the Constituent units of the Society.