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Central Academy for State Forest Service (CASFOS), Dehradun

Established in 1981, the CASFOS, Dehradun is located in the beautiful New Forest Campus in Dehradun which is also the cradle of Forestry Education and Training in India. The Academy is spread in an area of about 16 hectares.

CASFOS has the privilege of having in its neighbourhood other premier institutions like Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA), Indian Council for Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), Forest Research Institute (FRI), FRI University, Forest Survey of India (FSI) and Wildlife Institute of India (WII) which enhance the learning environment for the Officer Trainees with increased opportunities for interaction with serving IFS Officers, Probationers from IGNFA, Scientists and Researchers from ICFRE and FRI.

This Academy had provided induction training to 1241 ACF/SFS officers in 35 batches have passed out from this Academy as on date.

CASFOS Dehradun