Chaupal marks World Forestry Day celebrations

World Forestry Day FRI chaupal

eNewsDesk Bureau

DEHRADUN, March 21

To commemorate the World Forestry Day, Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun organized an exhibition for demonstration of technologies developed by FRI. A Forestry Chaupal was organized behind the building of FRI building with the aim to bring scientists of institute and common people to share the information and knowledge on forestry and related subject.

The event was inaugurated by Dr. Savita, Director of the institute. The Director in her address said that this forestry chaupal is an open platform where farmers, students and other visitors may interact with forestry professional and seek information about forestry.

Dr. A.K. Pandey, Head, Extension Division , welcome, all the participants and gave brief about the event -exhibition and also forestry chaupal.  The visitors were informed  about different forestry interventions like Samradhi- a booster for cocoon formation of silkworm,  Rakshak- a wide-spectrum insecticide to control insect pests, ZiBOC – Bamboo preservative, Products of Lantana camera, Medicinal and aromatic plants, quality seedling, Ganoderma and other edible mushroom cultivation.

 Recent Publications of FRI were also displayed by the National Forest Library and Information Centre.