About HFRI


 The Institute has been set up to further the goals of ICFRE as embodied in its Mission Statement "to generate, preserve, disseminate and advance knowledge, technologies and solutions for addressing issues arising out of interaction between people and forests and environment on a sustained basis through research, education and extension" and the specific goal of contributing research inputs for long term conservation of Western Himalayan forests and forest ecosystems.

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 A report on Republic Day celebration at HFRI, Shimla. More>>


The Book Titled "Forest Insect Pest and Disease Management in Northwest Himalayas" is available for sale. Please contact Dr. RK Verma, Officer-in-Charge, Library.

Email: vermaraj@icfre.org  Phone No. 0177-2816110. More>>  


A report on Rajbhasha Hindi Purskar. More>> 


A report on the “Training on Biological Control of Insect-pests and Diseases in Medicinal Plants” organised by Himalayan Forest Research Institute on 12th December, 2015 at SFRI Jammu. More>> 


A report on Signing of MOU between Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla and St. Bedes College on 09.12.2015 . More>>


A report on Celebration of “Vigilance Awareness Week at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla” from  26th October-31st October 2015. More>>


A Report on the Training Programme on "Cultivation of Medicinal Plants" funded by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and organized by HFRI, Shimla, from 19.10.2015 to 21.10 2015 at Manali, District Kullu (H. P.) More>>


A REPORT ON THE VISIT OF DEPARTMENT RELATED PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS TO HFRI, SHIMLA ON 15TH OCTOBER, 2015. More» 


A report on the celebration of Hindi Pakhwara at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla from  14th to 28th September, 2015.  More»

A Report on the Training Programme under NMPB Funded project on 'Cultivation of Atish, Ban Kakri and other important temperate medicinal plants' held at Udaipur, Lahaul (H.P.) organized by  HFRI, Shimla on  26th Sept., 2015.  More»


report on visit of Students of M.Sc. (Environmental Science), Allahabad University to HFRI, Shimla on 22nd September 2015More»


A report on the Visit of Director General (ICFRE) at HFRI Shimla on dated 22-24 Sept. 2015. More»


A report on the Training programme for personal of other Services on Planting stock improvement for Productivity Enhancement at HFRI Shimla on 7 to 9 Sep 2015. More»


A report on the celebration of 69th Independence Day at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 15th August, 2015. More»


A report on the celebration of 66th Van Mahotsava-2015 at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 14th August, 2015. More»


A Report on the Meeting-cum-Camp Workshop under NMPB Funded project on "Cultivation of Atish and Ban Kakri"  held at Nichar, Kinnaur (H.P.) on 12.08.2015 organized by HFRI, Shimla.  More »


A report on the Celebration of World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 17th June, 2015.  More »


A report on the Celebration of World Environment Day by Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 05th June, 2015. More »


A report on the Celebration of International Day for Biological Diversity by Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 22nd May, 2015. More »


A report on the Training & Demonstration Programme on "Cultivation of Medicinal Plants" for other stakeholders held at Bushehar Sadan, Rampur (Distt. Shimla, H.P.)  on 20 to 22, March, 2015. More »


A report on the visit of high level delegation from Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development, Government of Nepal to Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 28th February, 2015. More »


A  report on the one day Training organized by HFRI, Shimla on Cultivation of Atish, Ban Kakri, Chora and other high valued temperate Medicinal plants  on 11th February, 2015 at Shaneri, Rampur, Shimla.  More »


A report on the celebration of Republic Day at HFRI, Shimla on 26th January, 2015. More »


Visit of Director General, ICFRE  to HFRI, Shimla on 12th January, 2015. More »


A report on One day Workshop cum Demonstration of E-Procurement Process organized on 22nd December, 2014. More »


A report on the XVIth Research Advisory Group Meeting held on 14th November, 2014. More »


A report on the celebration of World Science Day for Peace and Development on 10th November, 2014. More »


A report on the celebration of Vigilance Week from 27th October to 01st November, 2014. More »



Director's Message



Dr. VP Tewari, Director
It gives me immense pleasure to welcome you to the official webpage of Himalayan Forest Research Institute (HFRI), Shimla. The Institute caters to the forestry research needs of the States of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. More »