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.

Latest Updates


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 »