Shri Arun Singh Rawat, Director General, ICFRE and Director, FRI Dehradun inaugurated a four days training programme on ‘Forest and wildlife conservation with special reference to Environment Impact Assessment & Environment Management Plans’, organized for the executives of Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Limited (CMPDIL), Ranchi, Jharkhand under self financing scheme.
Sh. Rawat highlighted important initiatives taken by the ICFRE for mine rehabilitation during the past century. He also informed the ICFRE institutes provide research and technical support not only to the forest departments, but also to the forest based industries, mining industries and other government departments including defence. Forest Research Institute has successfully restored mined overburdens in different states of the country.