Thrust Areas


The main thrust areas of the Institute are :

  • Development of nursery techniques of various species to get quality planting stock for
    rehabilitation of degraded areas.

  • Identification of sources of quality seed and planting material of various species and establishment of seed orchards.

  • Eco-restoration of cold desert areas and management of alpine pasture lands.

  • Rehabilitation of mined areas.

  • Development of integrated pest management and disease control models

  • In situ and ex situ conservation of non wood forest produces.

  • Efforts on extension of  Agroforestry in Himachal.
     
  • Creation of conservation awareness and dissemination of research findings to various
    target groups.
 

Latest Updates


A report on celebration of 3rd International Yoga Day by HFRI, Shimla. More »        updated:22.06.2017


A report on celebration of World Day to Combat Desertification at HFRI, Shimla. More »        updated:22.06.2017
A report on Swatchta Pakhwara at HFRI, Shimla. More »        updated:22.06.2017
A report on Hindi Workshop at HFRI Shimla. More »        updated:17.06.2017
A report on visit of Forest Guards of Forest Training Institute and Ranger College, Sundernagar (HP) to HFRI Shimla. More »        updated:17.06.2017
A report on celebration of World Environment Day 2017 at HFRI, Shimla.  More »        updated:07.06.2017
A report on visit of trainee Forest Range Officers at HFRI, Shimla. More »        updated:02.06.2017
A report on celebration of International Biodiversity Day 2017 at HFRI, Shimla.  More »        updated:23.05.2017
A report on the visit of M.Sc. Zoology- Entomology students and Faculty from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh to   HFRI, Shimla on  1st  April 2017.    More »        updated:05.04.2017
A report on celebration of International Day of Forest at HFRI- Shimla on 21 March, 217.      More....>> 

A report on the visit of high level delegation from Ethiopia to  HFRI, Shimla on 17th March, 2017.     More...>>         updated:20.03.2017


A report on training and Demonstration programme on "Mass production of Kaphal Stock in the Nursery" organised by HFRI, Shimla for the local farmers on 27 February 2017.  More....>>          updated:01.03.2017   

A report on training programme on "Integrated approaches towards sustainable Management of Natural Resorces and Organic Farming for the Farmers of Lanabaka Village, Sirmour" organised at Himalayan Forest Forest Institute, Shimla on 20-21 February, 2017.         More...>>             updated:01.03.2017  


A report on training programme on "Integrated Pest Management in Forestry and Control of Insect- pests & Diseases in Medicinal Plants" organised by HFRI, Shimla on 16-18 February, 2017.     More...>>    updated:27.02.2017


A report on the celebration of Kisan Mela organised by HFRI, Shimla on 20 February, 2017.     More...>>    updated:22.02.2017

A report on the celebration of National Productivity Week- 2017 from 12-18 February, 2017 at HFRI, Shimla.   More...>>    updated:22.02.2017

A report on the visit of B.Sc. Forensic Science students and Faculty from Jain University, J.C. Branch, Bengaluru to   HFRI, Shimla on  10th  Feb. 2017.    More »        updated:13.02.2017


A report on the Training on Seed and Nursery Techniques of Juniper, Conifers and High Altitude Medicinal Plants organized by   HFRI, Shimla at Nogli, Rampur, Shimla from  02nd - 04th  Feb., 2017.      More »        updated:09.02.2017     


A report on the Training on Biodiversity Assessment, Monitoring and Conservation organized by   Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla from  30th Jan. to 01st Feb., 2017.     More »   updated:07.02.2017     


A report on  the celebration of Republic Day at  Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 26th January, 2017.    More »   updated:01.02.2017
A report on  training programme on "Eco- Restoration of Wastelands" organised by  Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 15-17 December, 2016. 
  More »     updated:20.12.2016

A report on  celebration of International Mountain Day on December 11, 2016 at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla.     More »           updated: 14.12.2016


A report on three days training programme on the Management of Insect- Pest and Diseases in the Nursery from 06-08 December, 2016 at HFRI, Shimla.      More.......      
updated: 13.12.2016

A report on visit of B.Sc. Forestry  Students and Faculty from Forest College and Research Institute, Mettupalayam, Tamil Nadu Agriculture University, Coimbatore to HFRI, Shimla on 07th  December
2016.       
updated: 09.12.2016

 
A report on training programme on "Cultivation of Atish, Van kakri, Chora and other important temprate medicinal plants" under NMPB funded project held at Bhalla, Doda , Jammu (J&K) on 29.11.2016.    More...........              updated: 06.12.2016

Training Report on “Capacity Building Programme for the Frontline Field Staff of HP State Forest Department” held at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla,from 22.11.2016 to 24.11.2016.      More.........           updated: 30.11.2016


A report on celebration of 125th anniversary of Dr. BR Ambedkar.  More.........HFRI: 30.11.2016
A National Conference on “Forestry in India: Current Challenges and Future Prospects” was organized by the Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla during 15th -18th November 2016.More.........HFRI: 23.11.2016

A report on Celebration of Vigilance Week 2016  ( 31st October to 05th November, 2016) at HFRI Shimla.   More.........HFRI: 11.11.2016


A report on training & demonstration programme on "Sustainable utilisation, conservation and cultivation of medicinal plants" at HFRI Shimla.   More.........HFRI: 19.10.2016
A report on XVIIIth  Research Advisory Group Meeting held on October7, 2016. More.......HFRI: 18.10.2016
A report of visit of students and faculty of Brathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu to Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 30 September, 2016.   More..........HFRI: 03.10.2016
A report on two days training programme on "Silvicultural and Genetics Aspects of Forest Management" organised by Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla for senior officers of HP State Forest Department on 28-29 September, 2016.     More.............. HFRI: 01.10.2016
A report on celebration of Hindi Pakhwara from 14-09-2016 to 28-09-2016 at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla.    More............    HFRI: 29.09.2016
A Report on the visit of a  team from U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to Himalayan Forest Research Institute,  Shimla  on 19th September,  2016.         More...........        HFRI: 27.09.2016
A report on the one day stakeholders workshop on Identification and Prioritization of Forestry Research needs organised by Himalayan Forest Research Institute Shimla on 16-09-2016 

               HFRI:23.09.2016

A report on five days Training Programme on "Bamboo Production, Management and Marketing" to the farmers under Bamboo Technical Support Group(BTSG) Scheme of National Bamboo Mission at HFRI Shimla on 05-09-2016 to 09-09-2016
More........   HFRI:14.09.2016

A report on three days Training Programme on Ecological and Biological Control of Insects including Butterflies in Forest Ecosystem at HFRI Shimla on 29-08-2016 to 31-08-2016
More........   HFRI:5.09.2016

A report on the celebration of 67th Van Mahotsava-2016 at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 22th July, 2016      More........   HFRI:25.07.2016


A report on the visit of Department-Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forest to Himachal Pradesh on 10-06-2016 to 11-06-2016     More...........    HFRI:22.06.2016

A report on the visit of Academic Audit Team to HFRI, Shimla  on 16-06-2016 to 18-06-2016     More...........   HFRI:22.06.2016


Celebration of International Yoga Day at HFRI, Shimla     More..........     HFRI:22-06-2016


 Visit of Director General, Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education, Dehradun to HFRI, Shimla       more.........


Celebration of International Day for Biological Diversity at HFRI, Shimla     More..........    HFRI:26-05-2016

Training Calendar for Year 2016-17 at HFRI, Shimla     More...........


 
A report on the celebration of Earth Day at HFRI, Shimla  on 22-04-2016     More...........   HFRI:25.04.2016

 A report on the Management of Insect-Pest and Diseases of Juniper: A One Day Training Conducted at Reckongpeo,  Kinnaur, H.P. organized by HFRI, Shimla   on 10-03-2016     More...........    HFRI:15.03.2016

A report on the Cultivation of Himalayan Medicinal Plants: A Camp Workshop conducted under NMPB funded project at Nichar, Kinnaur (H.P.) organized by HFRI, Shimla   on 11-03-2016     More...........    HFRI:15.03.2016


A report on the three days Training Programme  Eco-restoration of Wastelands from 02nd to 04th March, 2016  organized by HFRI, Shimla   More.............      HFRI: 08.03.2016


A report on the three days Training on Capacity Building Programme for the Frontline Field Staff of Himachal Pradesh Forest Department from 24th  to 26th February,  2016 organized by HFRI, Shimla   More.............      HFRI: 03.03.2016


A Report on the Training Programme under NMPB funded project on "Cultivation of Atish, Ban Kakri, Chora and other Important Temperate High Valued Medicinal Plants" organized by Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla held at Bhutti, Shimla (HP) on 17.02.2016.     More......


A report on One Day Training Programme on “Water Conservation, Sanitation, Hygiene and Organics“ for the Farmers of Lanabanka Village, Sirmour Organised at HFRI, Shimla on 16th February, 2016       More........

 A Report on Interactive Meeting under NMPB Funded Project, “Biological Control of Thysanoplusia orichalcea (F.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) : A Potential Insect-Pest of  Saussurea costus in North-Western Himalayas and Extension of Protection Technology to Local Communities” organised by Himalayan Forest Research Shimla, held at Kishtwar, Jammu & Kashmir on 4th February 2016 .      More........


A Report on the Training Programme under NMPB funded project on "Cultivation of Atish, Ban Kakri, Chora and other Important High Valued Temperate Medicinal Plants" organised by Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla held at Bhadarwah, Jammu (J & K) on 04.02.2016.        More>>


A report on Republic Day celebration at HFRI, Shimla. More>>


The Book Titled "Forest Insect Pest and Disease Management in Northwest Himalayas" is available for sale. Please contact Dr. RK Verma, Officer-in-Charge, Library.      Email: vermaraj@icfre.org  Phone No. 0177-2816110. More>>  


A report on Rajbhasha Hindi Purskar. More>> 


A report on the “Training on Biological Control of Insect-pests and Diseases in Medicinal Plants” organised by Himalayan Forest Research Institute on 12th December, 2015 at SFRI Jammu. More>> 


A report on Signing of MOU between Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla and St. Bedes College on 09.12.2015 . More>>


A report on Celebration of “Vigilance Awareness Week at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla” from  26th October-31st October 2015. More>>


A Report on the Training Programme on "Cultivation of Medicinal Plants" funded by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and organized by HFRI, Shimla, from 19.10.2015 to 21.10 2015 at Manali, District Kullu (H. P.)      More>>  


A REPORT ON THE VISIT OF DEPARTMENT RELATED PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS TO HFRI, SHIMLA ON 15TH OCTOBER, 2015.  More»
 

A report on the celebration of Hindi Pakhwara at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla from  14th to 28th September, 2015.  More»

A Report on the Training Programme under NMPB Funded project on 'Cultivation of Atish, Ban Kakri and other important temperate medicinal plants' held at Udaipur, Lahaul (H.P.) organized by  HFRI, Shimla on  26th Sept., 2015.  More»


report on visit of Students of M.Sc. (Environmental Science), Allahabad University to HFRI, Shimla on 22nd September 2015More»


A report on the Visit of Director General (ICFRE) at HFRI Shimla on dated 22-24 Sept. 2015. More»


A report on the Training programme for personal of other Services on Planting stock improvement for Productivity Enhancement at HFRI Shimla on 7 to 9 Sep 2015. More»


A report on the celebration of 69th Independence Day at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 15th August, 2015. More»


A report on the celebration of 66th Van Mahotsava-2015 at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 14th August, 2015. More»


A Report on the Meeting-cum-Camp Workshop under NMPB Funded project on "Cultivation of Atish and Ban Kakri"  held at Nichar, Kinnaur (H.P.) on 12.08.2015 organized by HFRI, Shimla.  More »


A report on the Celebration of World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 17th June, 2015.  More »


A report on the Celebration of World Environment Day by Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 05th June, 2015. More »


A report on the Celebration of International Day for Biological Diversity by Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 22nd May, 2015. More »


A report on the Training & Demonstration Programme on "Cultivation of Medicinal Plants" for other stakeholders held at Bushehar Sadan, Rampur (Distt. Shimla, H.P.)  on 20 to 22, March, 2015. More »


A report on the visit of high level delegation from Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development, Government of Nepal to Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 28th February, 2015. More »


A  report on the one day Training organized by HFRI, Shimla on Cultivation of Atish, Ban Kakri, Chora and other high valued temperate Medicinal plants  on 11th February, 2015 at Shaneri, Rampur, Shimla.  More »


A report on the celebration of Republic Day at HFRI, Shimla on 26th January, 2015. More »


Visit of Director General, ICFRE  to HFRI, Shimla on 12th January, 2015. More »


A report on One day Workshop cum Demonstration of E-Procurement Process organized on 22nd December, 2014. More »


A report on the XVIth Research Advisory Group Meeting held on 14th November, 2014. More »


A report on the celebration of World Science Day for Peace and Development on 10th November, 2014. More »


A report on the celebration of Vigilance Week from 27th October to 01st November, 2014. More »



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Dr. VP Tewari, Director
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