Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy is organisation under the Ministry of Environment and Forests established in 1938 for training senior forest officers. Now it is functioning as a Staff College for the officers of the Indian Forest Service. One of the three All India Services (along with the Indian Police Service and India Administrative Service), Indian Forest Service looks the ecological security aspects of our country. They effectively manage 23% of India’s geographical area. Initially it was a research institute & college for Professional Forestry Training to newly recruited Forest Officers and it was renamed as Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy.