Soil Conservation Training School was established in the year 1961 at Miran Sahib, Jammu to impart specialized training in Soil and Water Conservation to the in-service officials of Government Departments including Agriculture, Horticulture, State Forest Corporation, Directorate of Soil Conservation, besides the Forest Department. Apart from it, the school has been imparting entry level training to Forest Guards, Class-IV and SFC employees, and also conducting refresher courses / training workshops for Range Officers, Wildlife Officers, Foresters and Forest Guards. The school is also conducting entry level training of Foresters since the year 1992.
The overall administrative, financial and professional control of the Training School vests with Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, J&K. The Chief Conservator of Forests, Working Plan Research & Training, J&K and Conservator of Forests, Working Plan Circle, J&K, are the Controlling Officers of the School and provide assistance to the PCCF in all matters pertaining to training of frontline staff. A DCF/ACF level officer serves as Principal of the School, who runs the training courses and School affairs with the help of Instructors, Curators and ministerial staff / field staff.
|3||Soil Conservation Training for Foresters/Dy. Foresters||968|
|4||Basic training course in Forestry for FPF Inspectors (06 Months)||67|
|5||Basic training course in Forestry for Social Forestry Workers||34|
|6||Basic training course in Forestry for Social Forestry Motivators||299|
|7||Refresher Training Courses for Range Officers||54|
|8||One week refresher training course for Class-IV employees of Forest Deptt. & its allied wings.||46|
|9||Workshop/Practical training on – GPS & GIS, First Aid & Disaster Management for Foresters & Forest Guards, Revenue Training on Demarcation||166|
|10||Online Web Based Training Programme for Frontline Staff of Forest Department on – Forest Protection, Nursery Management, Soil Conservation Measures & RFD, Use of Guard Book, Biodiversity Act, Access & Benefit Sharing, Biodiversity Heritage Sites, Mitigation & Adaptation to Climate Change, Ecotourism, World Ozone Day||2519|