GIS and Computer Section of the Pakistan Forest Institute (PFI) is the most recent development to meet the challenges of the new era of Information Technology in the country. This Brach was established in 1998 with the assistance of International Centre for Integrated Mountains Development (ICIMOD). Besides the necessary hardware and software basis training in the GIS and Remote Sensing fields was also arranged by the ICIMOD for the PFI officers and staff.:
A mega project funded by Government of Pakistan worth of Rs.193.5 million have been launched at PFI since July, 2003, GIS & Remote Sensing being an active sub-Project of this mega project GIS & Computer Branch has to perform the following::
GIS & RS Training for the forestry graduate and on job forest officers of provincial forest department.