This Institute has a well-developed infrastructure of laboratories equipped with different equipment, library and computer center, wood seasoning and preservation plants, workshops, nurseries and experimental field stations for conducting wood science and forestry research as well as training. The Institute has conducted eight training programmes of one week each for IFS officers on wide ranging topics like Intellectual Property Rights in Forestry Issues, Mangrove Conservation and Management, Advances in Wood Science and Technology and biotechnology for Forest Conservation in addition to imparting training to the officials of Naval Dockyard etc. These short term courses are tailor made for meeting the exclusive requirements of specific groups or organizations.
The Institute has well equipped laboratories,
wood processing machineries, timber seasoning and preservation
plant, nursery for raising seedlings and mist chamber for clonal
propagation, Xylarium, insect museum, library and computer
center etc. It also has nurseries and experimental field
stations for conducting wood science and forestry research as
well as training. A Scientists’ Hostel and a Guest House within
the campus can accommodate the trainees well.
The Institute has qualified and trained
scientists with national and international exposure. Apart from
the scientists of the Institute, renowned experts from other
reputed institutions/universities are also engaged as resource
The application/nomination letter should be sent
in the prescribed format to the respective contact persons,
Institute of Wood Science and Technology, 18th Cross,
Malleshwaram, Bangalore 560 003 at least 15 days before the
commencement of the respective course. The requisite course fee
can be paid through Demand Draft drawn in favour of “The
Director, Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Bangalore”
payable at Bangalore.
Participants are advised to commence their
journey for the training only after receiving confirmation about
the course. If adequate response for a particular course is not
received, the same is liable to be cancelled. In that case, the
course fee will be refunded to the concerned.