State Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur

State Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur is an autonomous institute of the Forest Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh. One of the premier government institutes of Jabalpur, State Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur aims at formulating research based methods of conservation and preservation of forest area in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

State Forest Research Institute in Jabalpur has a very big campus spread over an area of 109 hectares. The campus comprises of the following:

  • Conference Halls
  • Museum
  • Library
  • Documentation centre
  • Administrative block
  • Tissue Culture Lab
  • Soil Lab
  • Mist house
  • Glass house
  • Research Nursery
  • Botanical Garden.
  • Furnished hostels

    The administrative power of State Forest Research Institute at Jabalpur lies with the Board of Governors. It comprises of Honorable Forest Minister, Madhya Pradesh who acts as Chairman of the institute and the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Madhya Pradesh as the Vice Chairman.

    State Forest Research Institute of Jabalpur has set up several research branches. Some of them are listed below:
    • Forest Botany
    • Computer and IT
    • Library and Documentation
    • Silviculture
    • Forest Genetics
    • Extension, Consultancy and Training
    • Forest Ecology and Environment
    • Biodiversity.
    State Forest Research Institute at Jabalpur also has a very big Museum and Gallery that was set up in the year 2003. The museum exhibits specimens of Alligator, Spotted Deer, Black Buck, Panther and Crocodile. Some of the other things displayed in the museum are mentioned below:
    • Plant Fossils
    • Medicinal and Aromatic plants
    • Timber /Wood samples
    • Publications of SFRI
    The institute also conducts regular training programmes like cultivation technology, biotechnology and advance technology on vegetative propagation. These courses are offered at a very affordable price so that more and more people can get themselves benefited through these programmes.

    Last Updated on 16th Dec 2012