वर्षा वन अनुसंधान संस्थान, जोरहाट, असम(भारत)
Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat

Extension Division

 

Mandate

 

  • Development of effective and innovative/ extension methodologies, strategies and extension material for dissemination of research  findings and technology packages of the Institute/ council to stakeholders
  • Lab to land extension of research findings and technologies through VVKs, demo-villages and KVKs, radio & TV talk shows, melas,  exhibitions, museums, etc.
  • Support to other research divisions in filing of patents, technology transfers, MoUs, maintenance and legal issues of IPRs, marketing of technologies and other IPR related issues.
  • Promotion and facilitation of partnerships, networking and collaboration with other institutions, industry and organizations.
  • Developing human resource through training and capacity building programmes.

 

 

 

Infrastructure

 

Six Van Vigyan Kendras (VVKs) are in operation in six North Eastern States, as given below.

Sl No.

State

Location of VVKs

1

Assam

Assam Forest School, Jalukbari, Guwahati

2

Arunachal Pradesh

SFRI, Itanagar

3

Nagaland

SEFTI, Dimapur

4

Mizoram

Forest Training School, Aizawl

5

Tripura

FRC-LE, Hatipara, Agartala

6

Manipur

SFTI, Mantri Pukhuri, Imphal

Bamboo Composite Centre is at RFRI with facilities for bamboo processing, chemical treatment, charcoal production and handicraft making.