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DFE -- Mandate

The mandate of the SFS College is to impart:

• Training to the newly recruited SFS Officers.
• In –service training of SFS Officers.
The College imparts professional training in forestry to Assistant Conservator of Forests recruited by the various States and candidates sponsored by universities and wood based industries. It has played an important role in the improvement of technical manpower in forestry for the South East Asian Countries by organizing special courses on request.

The Regular SFS Training consists of a two year course. The college has a capacity to train 80 officers every year. The training is fully residential and aims of overall personality development, with emphasis on field training in addition to the theoretical aspects. Physical training and sports constitute an important part of the training curriculum and are compulsory. On successful completion of the training, a diploma in Forestry is awarded.

TRAINING POTENTIAL (CAPACITY)

Colleges under Government of India

Capacity

  • Central Academy for State Forest Service, Dehradun (Uttarakhand)                ------40
  • Central Academy for State Forest Service, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) ------40
  • Central Academy for State Forest Service,Burnihat (Assam)                             ------ 40
  • Eastern Forest Rangers College, Kurseong (West Bengal)                                ------ 40

 

Colleges under State Government

Capacity

  • Uttarakhand Forestry Training Academy, Haldwani (Uttarakhand)                           ----- 50
  • Andhra Pradesh Forest Academy, Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)                     ----- 40
  • Gujarat Forest Rangers College, Rajpipla (Gujarat)                                             ----- 40
  • Orissa Forest Rangers College, Angul, (Orissa).                                                  ----- 40
  • Forest Rangers College, Balaghat (Madhya Pradesh)                                          ----- 50

 

 

 

 

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