International Symposium on

Transforming Mountain Forestry 

Bridging transboundary challenges with 21st century paradigms for the welfare of mountain people, forests and environment in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

Dehradun, India
18 - 22 January 2015

Tentative Programme

Field Tour of Delegates of the ICIMOD Transforming Mountain Forestry Symposium to the Mussoorie Hills 

Field Tour Party:

  1. Dr Ombir Singh, Scientist ‘D’
  2. Dr Parmanand Kumar, Scientist ‘B’
  3. Mr Soni Sinha, JRF

18 Jan 2015, Sunday




Resource Person

8:30 - 10:00


Choona Khala
Eco Task Force View point, near Mussoorie

Journey by road

10:00 - 11:30

Stay at Eco Task Force View point for demonstration and viewing of rehabilitation works of lime stone mine in Musoorie hills by Eco Task Force (Territorial Army), 127, Garhwal Rifles, Dehradun.
Discussion and Tea.

Lt. Col, 127 (TA), Garhwal Rifles, Dehradun

11:30 - 12:00

Eco Task Force View point

Benglo Ki Kandi, near Kampty Fall
Watershed Area of Mussoorie hills

Journey by road and walk

12:00 - 13:30

Stay at Benglo Ki Kandi, Watershed Area for demonstration and discussion on watershed.
Visit to Oak forests for their role in water conservation.
Discussion and Lunch.

Dr Parmanand Kumar
Dr Ombir Singh

13:30 - 14.30

Water shed area

Mall Road, Mussoorie for Tourism pleasure

Journey by road and walk

14:30 - 15:30



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