Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
भावाअशिप - उष्णकटिबंधीय वन अनुसंधान संस्थान
ICFRE - Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur

Mr. M. Rajkumar

Name: M. Rajkumar

Designation :  Scientist-D

Date of Birth : 03.04.1985

Date of Joining : 24.12.2013

Date of joining present post : 01.07.2017

Discipline : Forest Ecology

Address (off.) : Room No. 5, Forest Ecology and Rehabilitation Division

Tropical Forest Research Institute, PO. RFRC, Mandla Road

Jabalpur 482021, Madhya Pradesh

Address (resi.) :  Type V-22, TFRI Colony, PO. RFRC, Mandla Road

Jabalpur 482021, Madhya Pradesh

Telephone (off.) : Intercom 127

Fax :

Email address :

Educational Qualifications : M. Sc. Ecology and Environmental Sciences


Research Experience :

1-  Scientist-B in Forest Ecology and Rehabilitation Division, Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur; December 2013 June 2017.

2- Visiting Researcher in Unit de Gntique et Amlioration des Fruits et Legumes, INRA, Avignon, France; August 2012 October 2012.

3- Junior Research Fellow in Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Pondicherry; 2011 Jan 2013.

4- Project Assistant in Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Pondicherry University.  September 2007 April 2008.


Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :

1- Member - Indian Ecological Society

2- Member Society for Conservation Biology (SCB)

3- Member - Indian Bird Conservation Network (IBCN)    




1-  Asia Section of the Society for Conservation Biology 2018, Amity Institute of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Noida.

2-  National Seminar on Climate Change and Role of Communities for Adaptation and Mitigation, organised at SFRI, Jabalpur, 2017.

3- International Conference on Tropical Island Ecosystems: Issues related to livelihood, sustainable development and climate change 2011.

4-  First Indian Biodiversity Congress 2010. Organised jointly by Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and Centre for Innovation in Science and Social Action (CISSA), Trivandrum.

5-  International Tropical Ecology Congress, FRI, Dehradun, India. 2007.

6- Asian Chapter of the Association Tropical Biology and Conservation 2007, Mahabalipuram, India.


1- Workshop on Scientific Writing organized by Current Science, Bangalore, held at IFGTB, Coimbatore, 2017.

2- Workshop on Biodiversity Act 2002, India. March 2015 Funded by National Biodiversity Authority, Chennai and organized by TFRI, Jabalpur.

3- Workshop on Orientation of GIS and Remote Sensing Applications 2009. Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Pondicherry University.

4- Workshop on Predicting species potential distributions from incomplete spatial data 2006. Department of Ecology, French Institute of Pondicherry.


1- Induction training at Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), Dehradun, 2017.

2- Training on Role of Scientists in Natural Resource and Environment Management. Funded by DST and organized by IIFM, Bhopal, 2016.

3- Training on Land Restoration and Biodiversity Conservation for sustainable livelihood India. February 2014. Sustainable Land and Ecosystem Management (SLEM) programme of ICFRE; organized by IFGTB, Coimbatore.



Gold Medal in Post Graduation: Former President of India Shri. K. R. Narayanan Gold Medal (Best SC/ST in PG Courses), Batch 2015-2017, Pondicherry University




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