The purpose of this training course is to develop an understanding of the issues related to forest hydrology and to develop management plan and the policies for improving the water quality by forestry interventions. The training course is being attended by 17 IFS officers of the states of Kerala, Karnataka, Gujarat, Utter Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Nagaland, Uttarakhand, Odisha and National Capital New Delhi.
The training started with a welcome address by Dr. V. P. Panwar, Head, Forest Ecology & Climate Change Division. Thereafter, the Director, FRI and DG, ICFRE, Sh. Arun Singh Rawat, in his inaugural address, expressed his views on importance of Forests and its hydrological services. He introduced the participants about the hydrological studies conducted and Ganga and Yamuna River project Detailed Project Report prepared by FRI suggesting forestry interventions to conserve the soil and water to improve the sustainable water flow in these rivers