|FM Certification Standard Development Workshops|
|FM Certification Standard Sensitisation Workshops|
|TOF Certification Standard Development Workshops|
The modified Draft version 1 of the Forest Management Certification Standard, was shared widely for a 60-day public consultation. As part of which three regional consultation workshops were held across the country. The agenda for the workshop was to
1. Sensitise the stakeholders about Forest Certification and the Standard Development Process
2. To present the NCCF Draft Forest Management Certification Standard and seek their inputs
Consultation Workshop on Forest Management Certification Standard, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Date: 19th May 2016
Venue: Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
A workshop was organized in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. G.A. Kinhal, Director, IIFM, Mr. A K Srivastava, Executive Director, NCCF Mr. Jawad Hassan, PCCF(WP), Madhya Pradesh, and Mr. Ratan Purwar, MD(MPRVVN). It was attended by officials from the state forest department and senior faculties from the institute.
Consultation Workshop, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Date: 25th October 2016
Venue: Institute of Wood Science and Technology at Bengaluru, Karnataka
Organized in collaboration with the Institute of Wood Science and Technology. The workshop was inaugurated by Shri Vijay Bhaskar, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Forest, Ecology & Environment Department, Government of Karnataka and attended by Shri Surendra Kumar, Director, IWST, Shri R.S. Suresh, PCCF & Hoff, Karnataka, and other wood and wood-based sector stakeholders.
Consultation Workshop, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Date: 11th November 2016
Venue: Conference Hall, Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project, SFTRI Campus, Ghatikia, Bhubaneswar
Facilitated by Odisha State Forest Department and Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project. The workshop was inaugurated by Shri S.S. Srivastava, PCCF &HoFF, Govt. of Odisha. Dr. (Mrs) MeetaBiswal, IFS, Additional Project Director, Department personnel, and other wood and wood-based sector stakeholders.
Consultation Workshop, Guwahati, Assam
Date: 8th December 2016
Venue: Conference Hall, NEDFI House, GS Road, Guwahati, Assam
Facilitated by Assam State Forest Department. The workshop was inaugurated by Shri D Mathur, PCCF &HoFF, Assam, Shri A.K.Singh, PCCF, Assam, Shri A.M. Singh, APCCF, Assam, and Mr. BS Kharmowphlong, APCCF were the guests of honor. The workshop was attended by the department personnel and other wood and wood-based sector stakeholders.