It gives me immense pleasure to welcome you to the official webpage of Tropical Forest Research Institute (TFRI), Jabalpur. TFRI, Jabalpur is a regional institute under the Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education to provide research support to various stake holders in central India covering the states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Odisha. Its origin goes back to 1973 when a Regional Forest Research Centre (RFRC) was established which later on was upgraded in to a full-fledged institute in April 1988. The institute has steadily advanced in terms of infrastructure and specialized itself as a major nucleus for research on forestry and environment. In its jurisdiction, TFRI covers 33 agroclimatic zones as well as 5 major forest types rich in biological and ethnic diversity. The institute has a satellite research centre known as Forest Research Centre for Skill Development (FRC-SD) at Chhindwara, MP.