The Centre came into existence inJuly, 2012as unit of RFRI Jorhat under the Indian Council of Forestry Research& Education (ICFRE), Dehradun an autonomous body of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt. of India. It is the latest among the 9 Institutes and 5 Centres operating under ICFRE in different parts of the country. It is one of the two Centres under RFRI,Jorhat in the Northeastern Region, the other being, ARCBR, Aizawl.



1- Capacity building of forest dependent communities in forest based livelihoods.

2- To disseminate available technologies/ processes/ tools to user groups for conservation and sustainable use of forest resources.

3- To support the lead institute in research education and extension in the area of jurisdiction.


Core Research Areas:

1- Sustainable livelihood alternatives through application of forestry and NRM techniques

2- R&D in bamboo sector including propagation, preservation and value addition.

3- On-farm Participatory Research for productivity enhancement.

4- Impact assessment of skill training and technology demonstration.

5- Biodiversity conservation.


Geographical Jurisdiction:

Northeastern States including Sikkim (India)


Key Achievements: (Click on link to view detail)

1-   Research

2-   Extension


Ongoing Projects

Completed Projects




Forest Research Center for Livehood Extension Agartala

Agartala Shal Bagan Forest Campus, Gandhigram, Agartala, Tripura - 799012

Phone - +91-3812397097