Other Activities


In addition to organizing the above training Programmes, this institute is conducting workshops / seminars, study tours, co-ordination of training in other institutes, development of training materials and publication of house magazines.

a) Workshops on subjects like self help group appreciation, institutional assessment study, social environmental impact assessment, linkages between PR and JFM etc., to the personnel of Forest Department and other Departments have been conducted in this academy. From 01.01.2001 to this date ( 27 ) workshops have been conducted.

b) Interactive seminars ( 6 ) Nos. on technology improvement of R & D wing have been conducted in the Academy.

c) Through APFA, different categories of officers of the AP Forest Department have been deputed to other institutes like IIFM Bhopal, IGFRI Jhansi, Institute of Financial Management Chennai, NRSA, Hyderabad and Dr.MCR Institute of Administration, Hyderabad etc., for imparting trainings.

d) Academy has brought out 3 books in English (Joint Forest Management, Rapid assessment of medicinal plants of A.P, National workshop of Medicinal plants), 5 books in Telugu (Neeru – Meeru, JFM Guidelines, Aranya Mitra, CFM-Margadarshini and CFM-Accounting Procedures) and 4 brochures. One (1) half yearly journal viz., Vanasamrakshini is also published by the institute.

e) This academy has produced videocassettes and CDs on JFM/CFM, Neeru-Meeru (Water Conservation), NTFP and Medicinal Plants for distribution to field units for extension and publicity purpose.

f) Training materials in Telugu on different themes are developed for distribution among the participants.


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