Consultancy Services

Consultancies rendered by IFGTB:

Guidelines for technology transfer and uitilization of knowledgebase - Consultancy Rules of ICFRE

Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, ISRO, Department of Space, Govt. of India – Environmental Management Plan of Sriharikota Island, 2007.

The Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills Ltd., Rajahmundhry, Andhra Pradesh - Casuarina improvement programme and establishment of clonal seed orchards, 2007.

Republic of Maldives – Preparation of Island Forest Management Plan on behalf FAO of UN, 2007.

Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation Ltd., - EIA studies in the proposed bauxite mining sites in Araku, Visakhapatnam, AP, 2006 – 2007.

Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation Ltd., – Preparation of catchment area treatment plan in the proposed bauxite mining sites, Araku Valley, Visakhapatnam, AP, 2006- 2007.

Singareni Collieries Company Ltd., Andhra Pradesh – Evaluation of changes likely to the diversion of Reserve Forest on flora and fauna for re-alignment of Tellavagu Nalla at SCCL mine lease area, Kothagudam, Andhra Pradesh, 2004.

Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Ltd., Karnataka - Preparation of ecorestoration plan as a part of mine closure plan, 2004.

The West Coast Paper Mills Limited, Dandeli, Karnataka – Enhancing productivity of pulp wood plantations, 2002 – 2004.

Associated Cement Company, Madukkarai, Tamil Nadu - Afforestation of limestone mine spoils and quartz of dumps, 2002.

Kerala Forest Development Corporation – Clonal propagation technique, clonal nursery and clonal plantation of teak under a consultancy programme “Development, Training and Establishment of Root trainer and Clonal Nursery”(2000- 2002).Training and establishment of root trainer and clonal nursery of Eucalyptus and Teak, 2000 – 2002.

Shanthi Ashram (NGO), Coimbatore – UNDP sponsored programme on Participatory agro-forestry for poverty alleviation & environmental restoration, 1999 – 2002.

Madhya Pradesh Forest Department, (training on control pollination in teak was provided to Scientists of State Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, MP) 2001.

Andhra Pradesh Forest Development Corporation – Eucalyptus clonal technology, 1997 – 1998.

State Development Report of Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep Islands

The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education has been nominated by the Planning Commission to prepare the State Development Report of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands and the Lakshadweep Islands. The chapters relating to the Forest Management and Working Plans, Forest Development Agency & Joint Forest Management, Bamboo & Jatropha and Forest Based Industries of the State Development Report of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is being prepared by the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, Dehra Dun with inputs from the staff of the Forestry Land Use & Climate Change Division of the Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Coimbatore.

The staffs of the Forestry Land Use & Climate Change Division were also involved in the preparation of the chapter on the “Role of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) in Lakshadweep Administration” for the State Development Report of the Lakshadweep Islands.

Preparation of the Final Mine Closure Plan for Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Ltd., Kudremukh

The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education through the Environment Impact Assessment Division is preparing the Final Mine Closure Plan of the Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Ltd., Kudremukh.  A team of experts from the various Institutes of ICFRE were involved in the preparation of the Final Mine Closure Plan in which the staff of the Silviculture Division was a member. 

Preparation of the Environment Impact Assessment Report for Singareni Collieries Company Limited, Kothakudam, Andhra Pradesh

The staff of the Silviculture division, IFGTB, Coimbatore was part of the team formed by the Environment Impact Assessment Division of the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, Dehra Dun to prepare the Environment Impact Assessment Report for the Singareni Collieries Company Limited, Kothadudam, Andhra Pradesh.

Investigation of pests and diseases problems in forestry and development of package of suitable control measures.

Identification, mass production and application of suitable host specific biofertilizers in forestry species.

Identification and Utilization of beneficial microbes for eco-restoration.

Inventorization of micro flora and entomofauna in different ecosystems like degraded lands, mined overburdens etc.

Extending technical guidance for development of projects/programmes/plans in respect of biofertilizer techniques, Integrated Pests and Diseases Management (IPDM).

Providing technical guidance for infrastructure development in the fields of biofertilizers, biopesticides and biocontrol agents production techniques.