The Centre came into existence inJuly, 2012as unit of RFRI Jorhat under the Indian Council of Forestry Research& Education (ICFRE), Dehradun an autonomous body of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt. of India. It is the latest among the 9 Institutes and 4 Centres operating under ICFRE in different parts of the country. It is one of the two Centres under RFRI,Jorhat in the Northeastern Region, the other being, ARCBR, Aizawl.



1- Forest-based Livelihood Development

2- Bamboo Sector Technology Development and Extension

3- Agroforestry Development

4- Biodiversity Assessment

5- Impact Assessment of Natural Resource Management and Utilization


Core Research Areas:

1- Sustainable livelihood alternatives through application of forestry and NRM techniques

2- R&D in bamboo sector including propagation, preservation and value addition.

3- On-farm Participatory Research for productivity enhancement.

4- Impact assessment of skill training and technology demonstration.

5- Biodiversity conservation.


Geographical Jurisdiction:

Northeastern States including Sikkim (India)


Key Achievements: (Click on link to view detail)

1-   Research

2-   Extension


Ongoing Projects

Completed Projects