What do Forest Managers do?
Forest managers manage a forest and its resources. They are responsible for managing its flora and fauna and taking care of people who are dependent on the forest. Forest managers are experts in growth and preservation of forest and carry out their work in accordance with the prevailing laws related to forests and use of forest resources. They get employment with organizations that use forest resources and are dependent on forests for timber, wood, and other resources.
Courses available in Forestry and Forest Services are:
There are many courses at Bachelor and Masters level that are offered at institutes of repute.
(1.) B.Sc Forestry - eligibility is science students with PCM/PCB in 10+2.
(2.) M.Sc Forestry - course is offered to students with B.Sc in related disciplines.
(3.) One can also do a M.Sc in Wood Science & Tech.
(4.) PG Diploma in Forest Management is a field-based course which caters to the forestry sector.
(5.) Some universities also offer Ph.D in Forestry course.
Those with Bachelors degree in related subjects can appear for Indian Forest Service exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission.
Unlike other professional courses, the fee for becoming a CA is very less, which is often inclusive of the cost of study material. The fee for CPT is approximately Rs.6700/- while that of IPCC is Rs.9000/-
(1.) Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal
(2.) Forestry Research Institute, Dehradun
(3.) Postgraduate School, Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi
(4.) Birsa Agricultural University, Kanke, Ranchi
(5.) Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneshwar
(6.) Wildlife Institute of India, Chandrabani, Dehra Dun (affiliated to Saurashtra University, Rajkot)
(7.) Aligarh Musilm University , Aligarh
(8.) Dr YS Parmer University of Agriculture, & Forestry, Solan
(9.) College of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan
(10.) College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, P O Krishinagar, Akola
(11.) Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli
(12.) College of Agricultural Engineering, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana (13.) College of Agriculture, Patnagar
Graduates of IIFM Bhopal get an average pay package of Rs.5-6 lakhs as starting salary and in government sector too the pay scales are very good.
Forest Managers are employed by industries that utilize forest resources. Many of them work outdoors and some work in research. Good employment options exist in private organisations and in public and government sector, Many NGO’s also take qualified people. Forest research institutes also hire managers to manage their resources and work in research. Entry into the Central Government is through the Indian Forest Service (IFS) examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission.
Hugh Francis Clarke Cleghorn is known as the father of modern forestry in India.
The days of forest managers depends on what aspect of forest management they are involved in or what specialisation they have taken. An industry employed forest manager is responsible for advising the employer on forestry aspects and for this he does research and writes reports and makes presentations. He may also be responsible for maintaining the forest staff and travels and supervises work force in the field.
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