- Supervising the Meghalaya Forests Training School Baiza in imparting Professional Training in Forestry and allied subjects to the Forester and Forest Guards in the State.
- Conducting Short term Training courses for Ministerial staff on Forests accounts, establishment matter, Office procedure etc.
- Conducting Short term Training courses for Frontline staff on GPS, Enforcement of Acts and Rules, Forests Fire control, Nursery techniques etc.
- Conducting Refresher Training courses for Forest Officers.
- Coordinating the visit of batches of IFS (Probationers), MCT Batches, Trainees of State Forests Academy and Central Forests Academy to the State.
- Coordinating the attachment of B.Sc. Forestry students from various Universities in State Forests Department.
The Meghalaya Forest Training School (MFTS), Baiza
Foresters and Forest Guards are at the cutting edge of the forestry hierarchy, they are main catalyst for implementation of forest and wild life related Acts Rules regulation and conservation development and plantation activities. The efficiency and effectiveness of the State Forest department depends much on performance of forester and forest guards. Hence these frontline staff requires quality training keeping in view of the emerging needs of the forestry sectors to perform various duties. The Meghalaya Forests Training School (MFTS) at Baiza imparts Professional Training in Forestry and allied subjects to the Foresters and Forest Guards recruited by District Selection Committee. The professional training also imparted to in-service foresters and forest guards who have not undergone any formal training. Every year the training school imparts training 20-25 numbers (approx) of foresters and forest guards.
- 1. A total number of 298 of trainees were trained and were declared passed with effect from 1994-95 to 2017-18.
- 2. The Training Division conducted short-term training courses for Ministerial and Frontline staff to equip them with latest developments/knowledge on subjects like Forest Accounts, Establishment matters, Enforcement of Acts & Rules, Forest Fire Control, GPS/GIS and Map Creation. The total number of in-service trainees trained w.e.f. 2017 is 287.
Passing Out Parade 23rd Batch of Forester and Forest Guard Trainees
Meghalaya Forest Training School, Baiza