Uttarakhand Forestry Training Academy

Haldwani, Nainital (Uttarakhand)

To develop UFTA as a premier institute for the development of high quality human and knowledge resources in all the aspects of forestry, which not only meet the challenges being faced by the state of Uttarakhand but also stands out in the country.

Mission :
To train and develop forest officers, forest staff, ministerial staff and representatives of Van Panchayat so that they may engage in the upliftment of forestry sector in the state while being driven by strong technical knowledge and passion for professional excellence.

Objectives :

  • To impart multidisciplinary induction training to Range Officers, Foresters and Forest Guards in Forest Management aspects.
  • To give refresher training to field staff in new and latest practices in forestry.
  • To impart quality training to ministerial staff.
  • To develop innovative modules for challenging training needs of Van Panchayats.
  • To conduct skill enhancement courses for officers of all levels of Forest Department.
  • To conduct subject specific training for larger audience like school teachers, students, public representatives, other departments, etc.
  • To develop the computer skills of staff and officers by imparting regular trainings in usage of computer, process automation and GIS.
  • To conduct team building exercise as well as strengthen the staff in sports activities
  • To develop UFTA as one stop centre for all kinds of information related to forestry and to disseminate information through library, publications and web.

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