NCCF is a national membership association, governed by its members. These members may be organizational – which means that they represent their institution or organization – or individual. Members are from diverse backgrounds and include representatives of environmental and social non-governmental organizations, the timber trade, forestry organizations, indigenous people’s organizations, community forestry groups, retailers and manufacturers, and forest certification organizations, as well as individual forest owners and interested parties.

Benefits of Membership

  • The membership to NCCF i.e. they will become an officially important stakeholder for the organization.
  • Since it’s a not-for-profit organization hence the membership money will be used for the contribution towards maintaining the Forest sustainability and development of standards. 
  • Members have the right to attend the conferences, training seminars, exhibitions, workshops, and other important events and meetings. 
  • They Can submit, vote, and comment on the draft standards (only relevant comments would be entertained) which fundamentally affects the way that NCCF is run. 
  • NCCF members may also stand as and vote for candidates for the Governing Body.
  • Access to Research, Surveys, Knowledge Papers, Press Releases. 
  • NCCF will provide a platform for interaction and networking between government, private, and academia. 
  • NCCF and through it the member will act as a think tank regarding all the activities related to forestry in India. 
  • Tax Exemption in the donations ( 80G & 12A). 
The Different classes of the members are mentioned below:
NCCF Individual Member

Any person having the requisite qualification and a Body Corporate/ Proprietorship Firm/ Firm / Society / Institution / Social Groups / NGO / Association of Persons (AOA), it has interest in the activities related/associated with the Objects of the Society and further intending to work with the Society for the achievement of the objects.

Chambers Annual Fee 5 Year Fee Lifetime Fee
Corporate ₹ 5,000 ₹ 20,000 ₹ 1,00,000
Environmental ₹ 5,000 ₹ 15,000 ₹ 50,000
Social ₹ 5,000 ₹ 15,000 ₹ 50,000

NCCF Institutional Member

Representative of any academic or cultural body or local body constituted by local governing bodies, PSU, State Government including a University, Department, research institute, Registered Society or Trust/ Body Corporate /Proprietorship Firm/ Firm/ Society/ Social Groups/ NGO/ Association of Persons (AOA) interested in academic, environmental, cultural, governance, corporate or social work in the Sector can become on Institutional Member.

Chambers Annual Fee 5 Year Fee Lifetime Fee
Corporate ₹ 15,000 ₹ 60,000 ₹ 2,00,000
Environmental ₹ 10,000 ₹ 35,000 ₹ 1,00,000
Social ₹ 10,000 ₹ 35,000 ₹ 1,00,000

NCCF Student Member

Any student (of full-time/part-time course) enrolled in recognized university/institution. Student Member will not have voting rights in the Governing Body election.

Annual Fee         5 Year Fee Lifetime Fee
₹ 1,000 ₹ 3,000 N/A

Download: NCCF Membership Form
You are requested send your filled membership from by post or email scanned copy at

*Note: ₹ 1,000 to be paid additionally as one time admission fee.