Professional Forestry Education for the First Time in Telangana State
FCRI Hyderabad, the brain child of our visionary Chief Minister
is established in the year 2016.
Curriculum includes professional forestry courses along with biological, environmental, social and management sciences. It enables exposure to fundamental principles of multiple use forestry and ecosystem management.
An Integrated forestry syllabi in accordance with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) at national level to cater the needs of local and global.
The balanced academic programme unlocks the potential and hones the strengths and abilities of individuals to gain confidence to push one towards new horizons. The Mentorship programme will guide the students for academic excellence.
The main motto of these clubs is to encourage the students in all activities which helps them to improve their skills and also in enriching the quality of taking responsibilities.Read More
The department of Physical Education & sports is established in FCRI right from the beginning of the institution 2016. It is consisting adequate facilities for Games and Sports in 15.00 acres of land in the campus.Read More
The primary objective of our learning resource centre is to provide information and knowledge to its students and staff through its document collection.Read More
The practical classes are to be generally conducted in field and exposure to various forest operations requires exploration of different areas.
The term READY refers to “Rural Entrepreneurship Awareness Development Yojana”. To reorient graduates of Forestry for ensuring and assuring employability.
As forestry course is field oriented and field knowledge is very much needed in the curriculum students of FCRI are taken to various Field Visits according to course.
Forest College and Research Institute - Centre for Agroforestry Research and Extension Services (FCRI-CARES) is a society established as an independent..
FCRI Study circle was established with an objective of guiding students of FCRI for future careers. Students are mentored for career development under..
FCRI has established the Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) to cater the needs of research in basic, applied and advanced sciences. The CIF, FCRI houses various..
The nursery at FCRI hosts a collection of healthy stocks, mainly offset commercial tree species and few medicinal plants. The seedlings/saplings will be..
FCRI has established a wood workshop, initially to cater to the needs of students practical classes and research programs. Now it has been upgraded as..
The Forest College and Research Institute (FCRI) extends you a warm welcome.
The professional forestry education is introduced for the first time in Telangana State under the visionary guidance of Hon`ble Chief Minister, Telangana.
It is aimed at bringing out forestry professionals by introducing B.Sc(Hons.) Forestry, M.Sc. Forestry and PhD. Forestry programmes.
The institution is also aimed at providing an outstanding learning environment, promoting research, management and outreach to the farmers.
Dr. Chiranjeeva has more than six years of
research and teaching experience. He obtained his Doctorate in
Forestry with specialization in Silviculture,
and master’s degree in forestry with specialization
in Plantation technology.
He has obtained Junior Research Fellowship from Indian Council of Agricultural Research for the year 2010- 2012
Dr. B. Harish Babu completed Master of Science in
Forestry from College of Forestry, Allahabad Agricultural University,
his M.Sc. work was on “Effect of Plant Growth Regulators on Growth Performance
of stem cuttings of Terminalia arjuna (Roxb.) and Terminalia chebula (Retz)”,
on his research work he was awarded with best outstanding M.Sc. Thesis Award
Presented by Society for Agriculture Innovation & Development,
Ranchi, for outstanding contribution in the field of Forestry.
Dr. Malek Soufil S . is an assistant professor of Silviculture
in the Department of Silviculture and Agroforestry. He completed is Masters of Science in
Forestry with specialization in Agroforestry at ASPEE college of Horticulture and Forestry, NAU, Navsari, Gujarat.
Got one year research biologist experience in “all India tiger estimation exercise” at wildlife institute of India, Dehradun.
Ch. Bhargavi got her master’s degree in forestry from Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur.
She was also qualified ICAR NET for agroforestry in 2023 and SET (State eligibility test) conducted by Telangana state in 2023.
she has 06 Research articles, 2 review articles, 2 books and few popular articles to her credit.
She has participated in various National and International Conferences. She is also an annual member in Journal of Indian botanical society.
Smt. Sailaja has 14 years of Research, Teaching and Extension
experience in Indian Council of Agricultural Research Institutes, Telangana State
Forest Department and Prof Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University.
She worked with ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research, Hyderabad in estimation
of temperature thresholds and thermal constants for development and survival of
rice leaf folder, rice plant hoppers which is used for development of phenology
models for forecasting the pests. She worked with ICAR-Central Research Institute
for Dryland Agriculture where she has prepared 114 District Agriculture Contingency
Plans for different states in India to manage various weather aberrations
addressing different sectors of agriculture in NICRA Project.
Dr. B. Jagadeesh has a strong academic background and 4.5 years of extensive experience in teaching, research, and extension activities and committed to advancing knowledge in the field of plant diseases, fostering critical thinking in students, and contributing to environmental sustainability through innovative research and outreach initiatives.
He pursued his B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture degree in College of Horticulture, Mojerla, Dr. YSRHU, later he started his scientific career with Masters in Plant Pathology in University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka with ICAR-JRF. READ MORE
Dr. Mohammed Abdul Waseem Waseem completed his Master of Science
in Agricultural Entomology from College of Agriculture, Allahabad Agricultural University, with his
M.Sc. research focused on Impact of different intercrops for the management of
gram pod borer (Helicoverpa armigera) in chickpea.
He obtained his Doctorate in Entomology specializing in Apiculture, from Dr Y. S Parmar university of Horticulture and Forestry, where he worked on “Effect of fipronil and lambda cyhalothrin on colony performance of Apis mellifera under field and semi-field conditions”.
Dr. Sreekumar is a wildlife biologist and completed his B. Sc. (Hons.) Forestry, M. Sc. Forestry and Ph. D. Forestry from Kerala Agricultural University. He is specialized in wildlife science during post-graduation. He has worked on the impact of climate change on the montane specialized endemic birds of the Western Ghats, India during Ph. D programme.
Dr. Kapil has more than six years of research and teaching experience in various universities/research institutes in India. He possesses meritorious academic record in field of Wood Science and Technology. Prior to joining forest college and research institute, he worked as Assistant Professor in college of agricultural sciences, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun.
He has taught Wood Anatomy, Wood Products and Utilization, Wood Science and Technology (wood preservation, wood seasoning, wood sawing and finishing), Non-Timber Forest Products courses for B.Sc. Forestry students.
has more than five years of research and teaching experience in various universities in India and abroad. He received his Bachelor of Science (Forestry) from College of Forestry, Dapoli, Maharashtra and Master of Science (Wood Science and Technology) from Forest Research Institute, Dehradun. He received his Ph.D. from University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia.
His doctoral research focused on the modification of nanoclay using transition metal ion and its effect on mechanical, physical, and thermal properties of Wood-plastic composites.
Bhushan Uday Kelkar is an Assistant Professor of Wood Science and Technology. He has completed his Bachelor of Science (Forestry) from College of Forestry, Dapoli, Maharashtra and Master of Science (Wood Science and Technology) from Forest Research Institute (Deemed to be University), Dehradun.
He is perusing his Ph.D. from FRI, (DU), Dehradun, India. His doctoral research is focused on the development and characterization of value-added structural composites from bamboo as a sustainable alternative for commonly used timber species.
Dr. Reeja has nine years of Teaching, Research and Extension experience. Her subjects of expertise include Tree Genetics, Tree Breeding and Improvement with special focus on clonal forestry and Conservation Biology.
She has also worked extensively on the improvement of Bio-diesel crop Jatropha. She started her career in 2009 as SMS at KVK, Vriddhachalam, TNAU. Remote sensing is another area of interest to her with special focus on hyperspectral sensing and techniques.
Dr. Shalini Mudalkar
has published sixteen research articles and two book chapters, which have received numerous citations. Her scientific interests include plant tissue culture, molecular biology, plant stress biology, "omics" studies and molecular characterization of medicinal, aromatic, and dye-yielding plants.
has completed his BSc (Hons.) Forestry from Kerala Agricultural
University, MSc (Forestry) in Forest Genetic Resources from
University of Agricultural Sciences – Dharwad (Sirsi) and PhD
(Forestry) Forest Biology and Tree Improvement from Kerala
A gold medalist in the Masters’ programme, he has been awarded the coveted INSPIRE Junior Research Fellowship by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
Ms. T. V. B. S. Lalitha
is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of
Tree Breeding and Improvement, Forest College and Research Institute (FCRI),
Hyderabad at Mulugu. She has completed her B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry and
M.Sc. Forestry in the department of Forest Biology and Tree Improvement in FCRI, Mulugu.
She awarded PCCF’s (HOFF) Gold Medal for securing the first position in B.Sc.(Hons.) Forestry and secured top rank in her masters. She has qualified in National eligibility test (NET) and SET (state eligibility test) conducted by UGC and Telangana state respectively
Dr. Priya's M.Sc. work was “Vegetative propagation
of Pittosporum floribundum through cuttings under mid hill conditions of Himachal Pradesh” and Ph.D.
thesis work was on “Growth, regeneration and propagation studies of Olea glandulifera.
She received merit scholarship for her master’s research as well as DST INSPIRE fellowship for her doctoral research. She has more than15 national and international publications.
Dr. N. S. Srinidhi
completed her Post Graduation in Environmental Science from the Osmania University, Hyderabad. She obtained Ph.D. from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad. She ranked second in her M.Sc. Examination at the University level.
She has more than three years of teaching experience as an Assistant Professor at Vidya Jyothi Institute of Science and Technology, where she taught Environmental Studies and Disaster Management.
Mr. Anish Katikala
pursued his B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry degree in
Forest College and Research Institute (FCRI), Hyderabad @ Mulugu,
Siddipet, Telangana, affiliated to Osmania University(OU), Masters
in Forestry, at Forest College and Research Institute (FCRI),
Hyderabad @ Mulugu, Siddipet, Telangana affiliated
to Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University(SKLTSHU).
Mr.M Sampath Kumar works as a Librarian at
Forest College and Research Institute, Mulugu. He has more than
3 years of experience as an Information Assistant.
He had earlier worked as Information assistant at IIT Madras,
Chennai and R.V.M. Medical College, Mulugu, Telangana State.
He received his Master's of Library and Information Science from Kakatiya University and Postgraduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking (P.G.D.L.A.N) from University of Hyderabad.
Dr. K. Prabhu working as a Physical
Director/Sports Officer FCRI, Hyderabad @ Mulugu.
He has 12 years in Schools, 24 years in Junior/Degree & PG
Colleges experience. Organizing Secretary – SGFI-19 period
Manager- SGFI A.P. and O U teams Member – Panel Inspection team for TSWRS & TWRS schools and Colleges – 2019-20.
Mr. Anma Naresh
working as a Physical Education Teacher Forest College and
Research Institute, Hyderabad @ Mulugu. He has 2 years of
Physical Education Teacher experience at Sri Venkateshwara B.P.
ED College, Dubbak.
He is well Trained at Ball badminton 64th – TS State level Championship Boys or Girls for Coach level at Warangal 2018.
“It is in right direction as the demand for the Ecosystem services is increasing under the impact of climate change.”
“I am glad to see FCRI Hyderabad emerging as a World class institute for Forestry Education.”
“The Forest College and Research Institute (FCRI) extends you a warm welcome. The professional forestry education is introduced for the first time in Telangana State under the visionary guidance of Hon`ble Chief Minister, Telangana. The institution is also aimed at providing an outstanding learning environment, promoting Forest Research, Management and outreach to the farmers.”