FRI is hosting a wood industry- Research Institute interactive meet at FRI (Forest Research Institute) Dehradun on 20th Dec 2019. Mr. Arun Singh Rawat, Director FRI, was pleased to invite representatives from different wood industry associations including composite wood industry and solid wood industry from the state of Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chandigarh and Delhi.

Mr. Rawat expressed that interaction of industry representative with scientist of FRI will bridge the present gap between the two.

Major participants other than industry representatives, are IPIRTI (Indian Plywood Industries Research and Training Institute) and IWST- (Institute of Wood Science Technology) Bengaluru, Sarawak Timber Association Malaysia and Sabah Timber Industrial Association.

Dr. Rawat authorized Mr. Subhash Jolly to invite Industry, WTA (Wood Technologist & Association) and Sarawak Timber Association on 20th December. Mr. Jolly stated that participants are attending from Uttarakhand, UP, Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana, Delhi, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat etc. Industries will explain their problems and need time bar solution.

FRI & IPIRTI must develop more their research so that industrialists should not go to China and other countres for technology.

“MELIA DUBIA must be planted more & more so that India can save their foreign currency and it will be more economical for industries and farmers will get good price,” said Mr. Jolly.