Burnihat --- Courses
The mandate of the Academy is to
prepare a cadre of competent forest managers to manage India’s
Central Academy for State Forest Service, Burnihat conducts
- Professional Forestry training for State Forest Service
Officers and Range Officer trainees.
- In service training for State Forest Service Officers.
The training session cover multidisciplinary
forest management subjects. The courses in the college are covered by a
series of lecturers, practical, case studies, filed visits, tours,
excursions, symposia, seminars and guest lecturers on forestry and allied
subjects. There is extensive touring conducted to sites where new
experiments of forest management are being conducted. Training in first
aid, use of weapons is also imparted.
Fees and Stipend of Forest
Range Officer Course Hindi
Tours and excursions
Extensive study tours ranging from 2
weeks to a month per tour are conducted during the 2 year stay in college.
The trainees go to different regions of the country to study various
conservation and development strategies besides new experiments on forest
management. Local excursion are also organized, usually on Saturdays, to
forest areas, research centers, institution and places of educational
Field exercise are conducted on the
following subjects to improve the practical skills:
- Forest Mensuration
- Road Alignment
- Working Plan
To have a sound mind in sound body,
the trainees undertake rigorous physical exercise every morning. A number
of outdoor sports are played in the evenings. There are facilities to play
football, cricket, volleyball and basketball. A portion of the ground has
also been set aside for cricket practice nets. One outdoor badminton court
with lighting facility has been established in front of the hostel.
Recently one multi Gym has also been installed in the hostel for the use of