The MCT Phase IV (8) Course was organized by Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy during 17th August to 9th October 2015. The MCT program was meant for IFS officers with 16 -18 years of service and the program was attended by the officers belonging to 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998 & 1999 batches. The training was spread over eight weeks given as:
First week was utilized for "Management" module at IIM, Lucknow.
Second to fifth weeks were utilized for delivery of modules on Forestry, Environment, Media, Wildlife and Biodiversity Conservation at IGNFA.
The participants then spent the next two weeks in following two groups to attend the foreign module as:
USA - Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry, Yale University (28 participants)
Finland - University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu Finland (31 participants)
The concluding week on "Experience Sharing" has been spent here in IGNFA with Group Presentations, deliberations and crystallizing the learning’s.
The MCT program was attended by 59 IFS officers and 55 of them
successfully completed the same by making the mandatory submissions of "Individual Assignments" and
"Group Presentations", etc.