Welcome to Coimbatore. Also known as Kovai, Coimbatore is the second largest city of TamilNadu and one of the fastest growing cities in India. Situated at the foot hills of Nilgiris, it is known for its pleasant climate, peaceful atmosphere, cosmopolitan outlook and private enterprise. Cotton textiles, electric motors, pumps, automobile spares, iron steel and aluminium castings form major exports from Coimbatore.
Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding is located in the heart of Coimbatore town which is well connected by road, rail and air with the neighboring states. The institute is spread over an area of 66 hectares.