Indian Institute of Forest Management
Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) is a premier national level institute engaged in education, research, training and consultancy in the area of Forest, Environment and Natural Resources Management and allied sectors. The Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) is a sectoral management institute founded in 1982 and established by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India with financial assistance from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and course assistance from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.
Major thrust areas of research at IIFM The broad thrust areas of research at IIFM are given below. This is an indicative list, new and innovative proposals from the researchers which fall in the mandate of IIFM can be supported.
Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal is recognized as a research centre for pursuing doctoral research of the Forest Research Institute (Dehradun), Deemed University (FRIDU). The FRIDU research Center operating at IIFM from December 1997.
Thrust Areas of Research in IIFM
- Sustainable Forest management & Forest certification
- Marketing of Forestry Products
- Trees Outside Forests (ToF)
- Ecosystem Services and Management
- Forest policy
- Community Forestry and livelihood
- Institutional Linkages
- Gender studies
- Biodiversity, Protected Area Management and Human – Wildlife
- Climate Change: vulnerability, mitigation and adaptation, REDD
- Environment and human behaviour
- Corporate Social Responsibility.
Admission to the fully residential two year PGDFM is open to graduates from any discipline provided he/she fulfils the eligibility criteria and qualifies through the selection process.
M.Phil. in Natural Resource Management (MRM)
The Indian Institute of Forest Management is a sectoral management institute, which constantly endeavors to evolve knowledge useful for managers in the areas of Forest, Environment, Natural Resources Management and allied sectors. It disseminates such knowledge in ways that promote its application by individuals and organizations.
Fellow Program in Management (FPM) equivalent to Ph.D
Nodal center for Ph.D. programme of FRI (Deemed) University at IIFM
Indian Institute of Forest Management Contact Details
Po Box 357, Nehru Nagar,Bhopal MP , 462003, India
Phone: +91-755-2775716, 2773799, 2766603, 2761731, 2775703
Fax : +91-755-2772878
Email id: cao[@]iifm[dot]ac[dot]in