Forest Research Institute (FRI)

Forest Research Institute (FRI)

Forest Research Institute (FRI)- is an establishment of the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education and is an ahead Organization in the field of reach Service in India. It is located in Dehradun in Uttarakhand and is one of the oldest institutions of its kind. In 1991, it was considered by the University Grants Commission. The Forest Research Institute campus hosts the Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA), Staff College, which trains officers selected for the Indian Forest Service (IFoS).


Established in 1906 as the Imperial Forest Research Institute, the Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun, was for the first time located at Chandrabagh (the present location of the Doon School) on Mall Road. A large complex at the present location was acquired for 1923 ca. After that construction of new buildings started. CG in Greco-Roman Architecture Blomfield, the guideline building, was started in 1929 by the then Viceroy Freeman-Thomas, first Marquess of Willingdon.

Forest Research Institute Dehradun is the oldest institute of its kind and acclaimed worldwide. The history of the institute is synonymous with the growth and development of scientific forestry not only in India but across the sub-continent. Based on 450 hectares, the external Himalaya with its scenery, the fundamental structure of the establishment consolidates Greco-Roman and Colonial styles of design, with a region of 2.5 hectares. The Structure was for a time Recorded in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s largest purely brick structure. The foundation has a developing framework of every prepared lab, library, herbarium, arboreta, print machine, and field of exploratory fields for directing ranger service research, which is sufficient to keep the best of its sort anyplace on the planet. It is 7 km from Clock Tower on Dehradun-Chakrata Motorable Road. It is the largest forest based training institute in India. Most forest officials are a part of this institute. The FRI building also has a botanical museum and many different kinds of trees from all over the world.


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