Environmental Institutions

Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA)

Forest Research Institute & Colleges set up in 1938 to impart Professional Forestry Training to newly recruited Forest Officers, renamed as Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy in 1987 with the added status of staff college to train a cadre of competent forest managers at various levels including in-service trainings to manage India’s forest resources. The Academy conducts various training programmes to strengthen professional efficiency.

Research Area: Forestry; Wildlife Science; Environmental Science

Area: Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences

Ministry: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEF & CC)

Contact Name: Shri Bharat Jyoti, Director

Contact Address: Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA), Uttarakhand

Contact Phone: 91-135-2757316

Email: director@ignfa.gov.in

State: Uttarakhand

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