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COURSE CALENDAR

COURSE CALENDAR

1. Sandalwood: Farming and Management of its Health

Course Director: Dr. R. Sundararaj

Date: 10th to 14th April, 2023 (5 days)

Contact: 080-22190154, 9740433959, rsundararaj@icfre.org

Fees: Rs. 15,000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 10,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Seed and nursery technology of sandalwood with hands on training; management of pests and diseases in sandalwood nursery and plantations with special focus on good silvicultural practices for best health of sandalwood; sandalwood trade; economics; protection; utilization and assessment of oil content and demonstration of oil extraction; policy and schemes of Forest Department for encouraging raising of sandalwood plantations; visit to relevant laboratories and sandalwood plantations.

2. Saw Doctoring

Course Director: Mr. V. Prakash

Contact: 080-30534009, 9886202680, vijayp@icfre.org

Date: 5th to 7th June, 2023 (3 days)

Fees: Rs. 9,000 /- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST Rs. 6,000 /- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Preventive maintenance of saw blades (Band saw cracks); Saw tensioning; Swaging and spring setting; straining methods of band saws; saw tooth profile; cutting speed; Ordinary spring set saws and TCT saws; saws for ripping; cross cutting; Levelling and tensioning; Spring setting; Fabrication of setting gauges and straight edges; Carbide tip brazing and brazing by electrical and oxy-acetylene methods; Face and side grinding of TCT saws; Plate saw sharpening by grinding machine; Plate saw sharpening and gulleting by manual grinder; Sharpening of planer knives and cutters; Levelling; tensioning and back gauging; Joining by oxy-acetylene welding and brazing

3. Micropropagation of Bamboo

Course Director : Ms. Tresa Hamalton

Date : 19th to 23rd June, 2023 (5 days)

Contact : 080-22190137, 9360473165, tresa@icfre.org

Fees : Rs. 15, 000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 10, 000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Preparation of media; Aseptic techniques; Explant collection, processing and surface sterilization; Inoculation techniques for shoot initiation; In vitro shoot multiplication; In vitro and ex vitro rooting; Clonal fidelity testing; Potting mixture preparation; Methods of hardening of in vitro and ex vitro rooted plants at mist chamber.

4. Analysis of Raw Materials for Resin Manufacture

Course Director : Dr. B.S. Mamatha

Contact : 080-30534039, 8971160881, sheshagirimb@icfre.org, mamathabs888@gmail.com

Date : 3rd to 5th July, 2023 (3 days)

Fees : Rs. 15,000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST, Rs. 12,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Analytical procedure involved in estimation of Phenol, Formalin, and Urea; Standardization of solutions required for analysis.

2. Bamboo Tissue Culture

Course Director : Ms. Tresa Hamalton

Date : 20th to 24th June, 2022

Contact : 080-22190137, 9360473165, tresa@icfre.org

Fees : Rs. 15, 000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 10, 000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Preparation of media; Aseptic techniques; Explants collection, processing and surface sterilization; Inoculation techniques for shoot initiation; In vitro shoot multiplication; In vitro and ex vitro rooting; Clonal fidelity testing; Potting mixture preparation; Methods of hardening of in vitro and ex vitro rooted plants at mist chamber.

5. Testing of Plywood and Block Board as per IS:303, IS:710, IS:1328, IS:4990 & IS:1659

Course Director : Mr. Anand Nandanwar

Contact : 080 30534016, 9845464716, nandanwaran@icfre.org

Date : 10th to 14th July, 2023 (5 days)

Fees : Rs. 29,000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 24,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Testing and evaluation of Plywood and Block board as per relevant Indian Standards; Evaluation of Physical and Mechanical properties as per IS 1734 of - General purpose plywood - IS 303, Marine Plywood - IS 710, Shuttering Plywood - IS 4990 and Block Board - IS 1659

6. Bamboo Processing and Bamboo Composites

Course Director : Dr. Vipin Chawlaand Dr. Pradeep Kumar Kushwaha

Contact : 080-22190173, 9342890100, vipinkumarchawla@icfre.org; 080-22190169, 8095367557, kushwahapk@icfre.org

Date :7th to 11th August, 2023 (5 days)

Fees : Rs. 15,000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 10,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content :Preliminary Bamboo Processing; Bamboo Round Stick making; Bamboo preservation; Bamboo Composites Technology (Mat & Strip based products -Viz. Bamboo Mat Board , Bamboo Mat Tray & Bamboo Wood at Lab scale)

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Course Director : Mr. V.R. Ramkumar

Contact : 080-30534007, 6363071012, vrramkumar@icfre.org; ramce37@gmail.com

Date : 7th to 11th August, 2023 (5 days)

Fees : Rs. 30,000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 25,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Introduction to Green Building Materials; Selection and Treatment of Bamboo; Testing of Bamboo and its Connection Detailing; Model Making 12ft x 10 ft; Composite connections and future trends

8. Testing Of Door Shutters As Per IS: 2202, IS:1003 & IS: 4020

Course Director : Mr. Anand Nandanwar

Contact : 080 30534016, 9845464716, nandanwaran@icfre.org

Date : 21st to 23rd August, 2023 (3 days)

Fees : Rs. 21,000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 18,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Testing and evaluation of Door Shutter as per IS 4020 for Flush Door - IS 2202 and Panel Door - IS 1003

9. Bamboo: Propagation and Management

Course Director : Dr. T.N. Manohara

Date : 21st to 25th August, 2023

Contact : 080-22190156, 9435351304, manoharatn@icfre.org

Fees : Rs. 15,000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST ; Rs. 10,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course Content : Bamboo distribution; taxonomy; identification; nursery and propagation methods; precision farming and sustainable management of bamboo plantations; methods of bamboo harvesting.

10. Sandalwood: Farming and Management of its Health

Course Director : Dr. Narasimha Murthy

Date : 11th to 15th September, 2023

Contact : 080-30534210, 9945897100, murthy@ipirti.gov.in

Fees : Rs. 15,000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 10,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content : Seed and nursery technology of sandalwood with hands on training; management of pests and diseases in sandalwood nursery and plantations with special focus on good silvicultural practices for best health of sandalwood; sandalwood trade; economics; protection; utilization and assessment of oil content and demonstration of oil extraction; policy and schemes of Forest Department for encouraging raising of sandalwood plantations; visit to relevant laboratories and sandalwood plantations.

11. Plywood Manufacturing- II (Adhesives for Plywood and Plywood Manufacturing-Resin Preparation, Gluing, Hot Pressing)

Course Director : Ms. D. Sujatha

Contact : 080-30534005, 9880005284, sujathad@icfre.org; sujathad1@gmail.com

Date : 11th to 15th September, 2023 (5 days)

Fees : Rs. 23,000 /- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 18,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Phenol & Urea formaldehyde resin manufacturing; Working properties of resin; Formulation of adhesives and spreading; Hot pressing

12. Epoxy Resin Table Top Manufacturing

Course Director : Mr. V.R. Ramkumar

Contact : 080-30534007, 6363071012, vrramkumar@icfre.org; ramce37@gmail.com

Date : 13th to 15th September, 2023 (3 days)

Fees : Rs. 15,000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 12,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Selection of raw materials (Resin, Wood and steel legs or others); Processing of wood and other materials; Epoxy pouring and curing; Sanding and finishing; Fixing of accessories and Model Makin

13. Resin Manufacturing

Course Director :Ms. D. Sujatha

Contact : 80-30534005, 9880005284, sujathad@icfre.org; sujathad1@gmail.com

Date : 4th to 6th October, 2023 (3 days)

Fees : Rs. 15,000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 12,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: General aspects of raw materials used in resin manufacturing; Preparation of Phenol Formaldehyde Resin; Preparation of Urea Formaldehyde Resin.; Characterization of resin preparation.

14. Testing of Plywood and Block Board as Per IS:303, IS:710, IS:1328, IS:4990 & IS:1659

Course Director : Mr. M.C. Kiran

Contact : 080-30534012, 9620196858, kiranmc@icfre.org

9th to 13th October, 202

Fees : Rs. 29,000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 24,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Testing and evaluation of Plywood and Block board as per relevant Indian Standards IS 1734; General purpose plywood - IS 303; Marine Plywood - IS 710; Shuttering Plywood - IS 4990; Block Board - IS 1659

15. Plant Molecular Biology Techniques

Course Director : Ms. Tresa Hamalton

Contact : 080-22190137, 9360473165, tresa@icfre.org

Date : 6th to 10th November, 2023 (5 days)

Fees : Rs. 15,000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 10,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Handling of equipments used in molecular biology; DNA extraction from different plant tissues and its quantification; DNA separation by AGE and PAGE; Demonstration of PCR and its application in genetic diversity analysis, DNA barcoding for species identification

16. Wood Seasoning and Preservation

Course Director : Mr. Ritesh D. Ram and Ms. C. N. Vani

Contact : 080-22190178, 9449056230, ritesh@icfre.org; 080-22190174, 9448505140, cnvani@icfre.org

Date : 20th to 24th November, 2023 (5 days)

Fees : Rs. 15,000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 10,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Wood seasoning and preservation, basic concepts of wood seasoning; methods of wood seasoning; seasoning schedules; drying defects and their control; different types of wood preservatives; methods of wood treatment and safety measures i.e. handing issues, wood degradation by different kinds of bio-organisms (fungi, termites, borers etc).

17. Testing of Door Shutters as Per IS: 2202, IS:1003, IS: 4020

Course Director : Mr. M.C. Kiran

Contact : 080-30534012, 9620196858, kiranmc@icfre.org

Date : 6th to 8th December, 2023 (3 days)

Fees : Rs. 21,000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 18,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Testing and evaluation of Door Shutter as per IS 4020; Flush door - IS 2202; Panel door -1003

18. Veneering

Course Director : Mr. Uday D. Nagammanavar

Contact : 080-30534011, 9845616385, udaydn@icfre.org

Date : 11th to 13th December, 2023 (3 days)

Fees : Rs. 15,000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 12,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Log storage (Need for storage, dry storage, wet storage, precautions in storage); Steaming and boiling (Effect of heating on properties of wood, advantages and disadvantages of heating); Preparation of logs for peeling (Cross cutting, debarking and cleaning); Log centering (Purpose and economic importance of centering, centering errors and their influence on veneer yield, methods of centering); Veneer peeling lathe (Machine parts, cutting action, undesirable movement of wood on lathe, play in lathe machine parts, spindle overhanging, dynamic equilibrium and slackness. Peeling lathe settings- setting of knife, setting of pressure bar, setting of the gap); Rotary cutting of veneer (Lathe settings and veneer quality, mechanism of veneer formation, type A and B veneer, effect of pressure bar compression and temperature on veneer yield. Peeling defects, their cause and control - thickness variation, roughness, loose veneer corrugation, raised grain, torn grain, bump formation, wooliness, knife and pressure bar marks); Veneer Clipping (Functions, types, clipping efficiency, clipping allowance, veneer yield, dry clipping); Veneer drying (Purpose, drying variables, moisture movement in veneers during drying, special measures for controlling Final moisture content, drying defects and their control, types of dryers); Knife grinding machine and grinding wheels (Knives, grinding machines, composition, abrasives, grain size, grade, structure, bond, wheel selection, grinding head, grinding bed, coolant, grinding procedures, maintenance. Jointing and splicing of veneers.Demonstration on Media preparation; Explant collection; Surface sterilization and inoculation; Shoot multiplication and rooting; Potting mixture preparation and hardening in mist chamber)

19. Wood Identification

Course Director : Dr. Anil Kumar Sethy and Ms. S. Shashikala

Contact : 080-22190172, 8971074462, aksethy@icfre.org; 080-22190215, 9964534875, sshashikala@icfre.org

Date : 8th to 12th January 2024 (5 days)

Fees : Rs. 15,000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 10,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Field Identification of 25 commercial timbers; method of identification (Physical properties and internal structural features).

20. Seed handling, Nursery and Plantation Technology

Course Director : Dr. N. Ravi

Contact : 080-2290155, 9435524070, nravi@icfre.org

Date : 19th to 23rd February, 2024 (5 days)

s Rs. 15,000/- (With boardstrongng and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 10,000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Components of nursery; propagation techniques; composting; concept of root trainers based seedling production; seed technology; supplementary nutrition; bio-fertilizers; pest management in nursery and quality assessment of seedlings (includes one day field tour and half day field visit to KSDL).

21. Wood Polymer composites

Course Director : Dr. S. S. Chauhan

Contact : 080-2210145, 9980125862, shakti@icfre.org

Dates : 14th to 16th February, 2024 (3 days)

Fees : Rs. 9000/- (With boarding and lodging) + 18% GST; Rs. 6000/- (Without lodging facility) + 18% GST

Course content: Basics of wood, polymers and wood polymer composites; Manufacturing WPC; Physical and mechanical characterization of the composite; Additives for WPC; Degradation of WPC (moisture, biodegradation and weathering); Biodegradable composites; Current trends and market potential. hands-on-experience on compounding, injection molding and mechanical testing of the composites

Note: The above courses can be customized and scheduled to any mutually convenient period on request based on number of participants. For students/research scholars, a concessional fee of Rs.4000/- and Rs.7000/- (without lodging facility) will be charged for 3 days training and 5 days training respectively.

The application/nomination letter should be sent in the prescribed format to the respective contact persons, Institute of Wood Science and Technology, 18th Cross, Malleshwaram, Bangalore-560 003 at least 15 days before the commencement of the respective course. The requisite course fee can be paid either in cash or through Demand Draft drawn in favour of “The Director, IWST-Training” payable at Bangalore. The fee can also be remitted by online transfer to the following bank account.

The Director, IWST training
Bank Name : Union Bank of India
Account Name : 392002010007384
IFSC Code : UBINO539201
Swift Code : UBININBBGNB

Note: Participants are advised to commence their journey for the training only after receiving confirmation about the course. If adequate response for a particular course is not received, the same is liable to be cancelled. In that case, the course fee will be refunded to the concerned.

Facilities: The Institute has well equipped laboratories, wood processing machineries, timber seasoning and preservation plant, nursery for raising seedlings and mist chamber for clonal propagation, Xylarium, insect museum, library and computer center etc. It also has nurseries and experimental field stations for conducting wood science and forestry research as well as training. A Scientists’ Hostel and a Guest House within the campus can accommodate the trainees well.

Faculty: The Institute has qualified and trained scientists with national and international exposure. Apart from the scientists of the Institute, renowned experts from other reputed institutions/universities are also engaged as resource persons/guest faculty.

Registration: The application/nomination letter should be sent in the prescribed format to the respective contact persons, Institute of Wood Science and Technology, 18th Cross, Malleshwaram, Bangalore 560 003 at least 15 days before the commencement of the respective course. The requisite course fee can be paid through Demand Draft drawn in favour of “The Director, Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Bangalore” payable at Bangalore.

Important Information
Director / Extension Division
Institute of Wood Science and Technology,
18th Cross, Malleshwaram,
Bangalore 560 003
Phone : 080-22190198; 080-22190201;
Fax : 080-23340529
E-mail : extension_iwst@icfre.org ; dir_iwst@icfre.org