Introduction

The Directorate of Extension endeavors to transfer technological packages including appropriate models to the intended target groups, i.e. farmers, State Forest Departments, industries, artisans, craftspersons etc. It coordinates various extension activities of ICFRE institutes and centers and evolves comprehensive extension strategies. It also provides consultancy services in the field of Environment Management and other related areas.

The Directorate has the mandate of Forestry Extension through various publications like annual reports, network of Van Vigyan Kendras (VVKs) and Demo Villages (DVs), networking of VVKs with Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs), organizing Tree Growers Melas (TGMs) and development of technology demonstration centres. The Directorate has following Divisions:

 

I. Media and Extension Division

1- Publications

i- ICFRE Annual Reports, Monthly E- Newsletters, Taruchintan and other related literature.

2- Monitoring and evaluation of extension activities.

i- Implementation of Rajbhasha Hindi in ICFRE.

 

II. Environment Management Division

The Environmnetal Management (EM) Division erstwhile EIA Division was established in the year 2002 and re-named as Environment Management Division in the year 2011. The mandate of the division is to provide i) Consulting services in the field of environment management including EIA studies, carrying capacity assessment, monitoring of green conditions on environmental clearance, rehabilitation plan for closed mines, biodiversity assessment and socio-economic studies; ii) Capacity building in environmental impact assessment and management through training, workshops and seminars; and iii) Environmental Policy analysis and its advocacy especially with respect to green aspects of environment. Since its inception, this division has undertaken number of consultancy projects (Figure- 1 &2).

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1- Areas of Consultancy services rendered by the Division

2- Consultancy projects of major significance undertaken by the EM Division, ICFRE:

 

People

 

Shri Vipin Chaudhary
Deputy Director General (Extension)
Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
Phone: +91-135-2750693, - (R);
Fax : +91-135-2750693
E-mail: ddg_extn@icfre.org

 

Sh. Sudhir Kumar
Scientist 'G'  &  Assistant Director General (EM)
Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
Phone: +91-135-2744586
E-mail: sudhir@icfre.org

 

 

Dr. Shamila Kalia
Asstt. Director General (Media & Extension)
Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
Phone: +91-135-2755221, - (R)
Fax : +91-135-2750693
E-mail:  adg_mp@icfre.org 

 

Dr. V. Jeeva
Scientist 'F'
Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
Phone: +91-135-2224888
E-mail: vjeeva@icfre.org

 

Sh. A.N. Singh  
Scientist 'F'
Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
Phone: +91- 135- 2224816
E-mail: singhan@icfre.org

 

  Dr. Vishavjit  Kumar
Scientist 'D'
Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
Phone: +91-135-2750296, 2224803
E-mail: vishavjit@icfre.org

 

Shri Ramakant Mishra
Asst. Chief Technical Officer
Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
Phone: +91-135-2224808
E-mail: rkmishra@icfre.org

 

Sh. Chandra Sharma
Research Officer
Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
Phone: +91- 135- 2224802
E-mail:

 

 

 

Contact

Shri Vipin Chaudhary

Deputy Director General (Extension)
Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
P.O. New Forest, Dehradun 
(Uttarakhand) - INDIA
Pin Code: 248006

Phone: +91-135-2750693,2224830  (O);
Fax    : +91-135-2750693

E-mail: ddg_extn@icfre.org