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Central Forest Library

The Central Forest Library was established on 24.4.1984. It is located in the ground floor of Aranya Bhavan, 18th cross, Malleswaram, Bengaluru. It has collection of Forestry and allied concepts, and is one of the best in the State for Books and Journals in the Fields of Research. The library houses a collection of books, bound volumes of periodicals, Rare books, technical reports, Working Plans, Reports, Lecture notes, Videotapes, CD ROMs and Manuals, etc.

The library caters to the needs of its Officers and Officials, Scholars and Environmentalists, Schools and Colleges Students, Civil Service Examinations, External Members and Visitors.


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Colllections in Central Forest Library

  1. Books
  2. Bound Volumes of Periodicals
  3. Working Plans
  4. Reports
  5. Technical Reports
  6. Rare Books on Forestry
  7. Lecture Notes
  8. Manuals
  9. Dictionaries
  10. Encyclopaedias
  11. General Books: Kannada Literature, Story Books, Law Books, Management Books etc.
  12. E-Collections: Videotapes, CD-ROMs, DVDs, Maps etc.
The library also subscribes to several Indian and Foreign Periodicals to provide the latest information to its departmental users.
Journals
Sl No. Name of the Jounal Periodicity
1 MY FOREST
Conservator of Forests, Research, 1st Cross, Arekere Mico Layout, Doresanipalya, Forest Campus, Bengaluru - 560 076
Quarterly
2 INDIAN FORESTER
Forest Research Institute, P.O. NEW FOREST, Dehra Dun - 248001
Monthly
3 SANCTUARY ASIA
602, Maker Chambers V, Nariman Point, Mumbai - 400021.
Bi-Monthly
4 VANA VIKASA
Karnataka Retired Forest Officers Association, Vana Vikasa
Malleshwaram,18th cross, Bengaluru - 03
QUARTERLY
5 ADIKE PATRIKE MONTHLY
Magazines
Sl No. Name of the Magazine Periodicity
2 READERS DIGEST
MONTHLY
3 COMPETITION SUCCESS REVIEW MONTHLY
4 SANJIVINI MONTHLY
5 AROGYA MONTHLY
6 GRUHA SHOBHA MONTHLY
7 SUDHA WEEKLY
8 TARANGA WEEKLY
Contact the Library

Central Forest Library
Ground floor, Aranya Bhavan,
18th cross, Malleswaram,
Bengaluru-560003

Contact Person
Designation
E-Mail ID
Phone No.

: Smt. S. Usha Kumari
: Librarian
: kfdcfl@gmail.com
: 080-23565734