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Learn How to Cultivate Sandalwood in just three hours

P. Godha Hiranmayee
P. Godha Hiranmayee

Institute of Wood Science & Technology (IWST) is a research institute situated in Bangalore in Karnataka. It was founded in 1938. It works under the India Council of Forestry Research & Education of the Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India. It is recognized to be a Centre of Excellence for Sandalwood Research & Wood Science. 

IWST invites you all for the online training on “Sandalwood Farming & Management of its Health” 

Indian Sandalwood is known as “Royal Tree” & it is associated with Indian culture & heritage. India was contributing 85% of world’s trade of Sandalwood but it has been reduced to a negligible level in recent years. Due to certain changes in Government policies the cultivation of Sandalwood is gaining momentum. 

Training is free & there is no registration fee 

Date: 21st to 24th September 2020  

Interaction in four languages: (one language each day) 

Day 1 (21/09/2020): Hindi 

Day 2 (22/09/2020): Kannada 

Day 3 (23/09/2020): Tamil 

Day 4 (24/09/2020): Telugu 

Inauguration on 21/09/2020 from 9:30 to 10:00 AM 

Welcome Address: Dr. R. Sundararaj 

Address by: Director General, ICFRE 

Address by: Director, IWST 

Address by: GCR, IWST 


Schedule (From 21/09/2020 to 24/09/2020)  

10:00 to 10:30 AM 

Basics & benefits of cultivating Indian Sandalwood 

Dr. R. Sundararaj, Scientist G & Head, Forest Protection Division 

10:30 to 11:00 AM 

Sandalwood Seed Handling & Nursery Techniques 

Dr. N. Ravi, Scientist D/Dr. S. Somashekar, Chief Technical Officer 

11:00 to 11:30 AM 

Management of diseases in Sandalwood nursery & plantations 

Dr. A. Muthukumar, Scientist E 

12:00 to 12:45 PM 

Good Silvicultural practices for the best health of Sandalwood 

Dr. R. Sundararaj, Scientist G 

12:45 to 1:30 PM 

Interaction & Discussion 

For Registration please contact at the numbers given below;

WhatsApp: 7019514281 

Phone No: 080-22190168 

Email ID: iwst.rajarishi@gmail.com 

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