National Technology Day Celebrated at Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

National Technology Day was celebrated at Forest Research
Institute on 11 th May, 2018 with great enthusiasm. An exhibition on
technologies developed by FRI was organised at the Information Centre
of the Institute. All the divisions of the Institute participated in the
exhibitions and displayed their exhibits showcasing their recent scientific
and technical achievements useful to the forestry and general public. The
exhibition was inaugurated by officiating Director, FRI Smt. Arti
Chaudhary, IFS, at 10.00 AM. She was accompanied by Dr. K.P. Singh,
Publicity and Liaison Officer and Head of Divisions of FRI. Smt. Arti
Chaudhary interacted with the Scientists and appreciated the research
being carried out and technologies evolved by various divisions of the
Institute. She appealed scientists and officers to continue their efforts
towards disseminating their research findings to the various end users
including general public so that the society may be benefited from the
research activities being carried out in the institute. The main attractions
of this exhibition were different fast growing forestry species, medicinal
and ornamental plants; Advances in seed technology, Technologies on
Natural Dyes and Colours, Bamboo treatment technology, Wood
seasoning technology, Land reclamation and mine rehabilitation
technology etc.
All the museums of the Institute were opened for visitors without
any entry fee on the occasion of the National Technology Day. The
technologies and museums were visited by large crowd of people
throughout the day.

November 2, 2018
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