Chakra Training Centre, Chakra is located 25 KM away from Hosnagara Taluk and 93 KM from district head quarter Shivamogga. It was established in the year 2017 and is located in the Western Ghats and surrounded by evergreen forests. The buildings were owned by KPCL originally and were handed over to the training centre few years ago. Total extent of training Centre is 126 acres and comes under Sagar Division and Nagara Range.
Facilities at the Centre include an Administration block and one class room of capacity 55 trainees and one computer lab, trainees hostel with 6 rooms, 2 dormitories, spacious meeting hall, TV hall, kitchen, dining hall and mess, Indoor hall and multipurpose hall, play ground and staff quarters.
This training institiute was officially inaugurated on 07.05.2018 by PCCF (HoFF), Karnataka. So far, 1 batch of Forest Guards with 49 trainees have been trained here from 01.03.2018 to 30.11.2018. The 2nd batch of Forest Guard Induction Training with 62 trainees is underway from June 10th 2019.
This training centre is headed by an Assistant Conservator of Forests and is assisted by 2 Range Forest officers, 2 Deputy Range Forest Officers and ministerial staff for its administration.