Himachal Pradesh State Forest Development
an Undertaking of the HP Govt. came into
existence on 25th of March 1974. This Corporation deals mainly
with marketing of timber, fuel wood, pulpwood, bamboo, khair
and resin. From resin is produced rosin and turpentine oil and
other subsidiary products like phenyl, varnish, black japan
Joinery works stands started at Shamshi, Kullu and would
commence very soon at Baijnath. Chil (chemical treatment) and
timber seasoning both of Govt. and private timber is being
done at Jhinari, Hamirpur and at Baijnath.
works under the following objectives :
- To carry out the extraction of timber and resin,
along scientific lines, adopting suitable modern techniques.
- To Eliminate the Contractor's agency in respect of works of timber extraction and resin tapping.
- To Obviate the chances of illicit felling of trees, illicit tapping of resin and other malpractices.
- To work the forests on commercial lines
through recycling of funds for works, and also by raising funds from financial institutions as per requirement.
The Corporation has necessary Expertise in the following
The Corporation has a long
varied experience in timber harvesting and extraction/conversion operations,
its carriage and subsequent sale both for govt. and private
The entire government resin tapping work is being done by the Corporation,
through modern techniques (Rill method as of now).
The two R & T factories,
located at Bilaspur and Nahan operational since four
decades, have both skilled and unskilled workers
to undertake resin processing & other diversification