Bamboo Tech Parks in J&K and Ladakh
The Ministry of Development of North Eastern Council (NEC) will set up new Bamboo Technology parks in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh Union Territories. The nodal agency CBTC (Cane and Bamboo Technology Centre) under the Ministry of NEC will implement the project.
- The model of bamboo cultivation, harvesting and utilization that is existing in the North Eastern Region is to be replicated in Jammu, Leh and Srinagar regions
- The model will be in consonance with the National Bamboo Mission
- Similar steps that were taken during the erection Bamboo Industrial Park in Dima Hasao district of Assam are to be followed.
CBTC-Cane and Bamboo Technology Centre
CBTC has been expanding livelihood opportunities from rich harvest of bamboos for more than two decades. It was formed to exploit the unused bamboo sector in the North East India. The CBTC along with the United Nations Development Programme implements the Technology Management Programme. It has been renewed under the North Eastern Council.
The Centre involves in resourcing talent scouting, technology sourcing, training, market linkage to give a new age thrust to the age old bamboo sector.