About Wildlife Institute of India (WII)
- Wildlife Institute of India (WII) offers training program, academic courses and advisory in wildlife research and management.
- Many foresters and wildlife managers from other developing countries have been trained in WII since its establishment.
- Established in 1982.
- Established at Dehradun (winter capital and the most populous city in Uttarakhand).
- It is an autonomous Institution of the Ministry of Environment & Forests.
Vision and Mission
- Vision: To develop the Institute as ‘A Global Centre of Excellence’ in the field of wildlife research, training and advocacy.
- Mission: To nurture the development of wildlife science and promote its application in conservation, in consonance with our culture and socio-economic milieu.
Aims & Objectives of Wildlife Institute of India (WII)
- Build up scientific knowledge on wildlife resources.
- Train personnel at various levels for conservation and management of wildlife.
- Carry out research relevant to wildlife management appropriate to Indian conditions.
- Provide information and advice on specific wildlife management problems.
- Collaborate with international organizations on wildlife research, management, and training.
- Develop as a regional centre of international importance on wildlife and natural resource conservation