On June 25, 2020, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission launched sandalwood and bamboo plantation in order to monetize the assets. Highlights KVIC began its drive of plantation by planting 500 saplings of bamboo and sandalwood at its Nashik training centre. The centre is spread over 262 acres of land. The sandalwood saplings were procured ..
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Chapchar Kut festival, the largest and the most popular festival of the Mizo people, was celebrated on March 6th across Mizoram. The Festival Chapchar Kut is a popular spring festival celebrated by the Mizo people of Mizoram. It is a public holiday in the state. It is celebrated in early March, every year. It is ..
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Monday, 16th December 2019 has notified the setting up of the first-ever Special Economic Zone(SEZ) in Tripura. The Special Economic Zone(SEZ) in Tripura will be set-up at the Paschim Jalefa region of Sabroom in the South Tripura District, which is about 130 km away from the capital city ..
The College of Forestry of Kerala Agriculture University recently hosted a 21 days Winter School on ‘Agroforestry for Climate Change Mitigation, Biodiversity Conservation and Resilience in Agro-ecological Systems: Current Trends and Future Strategies’. This is an ICAR sponsored program. The experts at the event recommended the adoption of agroforestry that is resilient to climate change ..
On 18 Nov, Assam cabinet has approved Assam Bamboo and Cane Policy with the objective to achieve sustainable development and utilization of bamboo and cane resources in the state through scientific management and stakeholder’s participation. The policy also aims at protection and conservation of biodiversity and enhancement of resources in the state of Assam. The ..
World Bamboo Day is observed on September 18 every year to increase the awareness of bamboo globally. As part of the World Bamboo Day 2019 observations, the government of Jharkhand has launched a two-day International Bamboo Artisans Conclave in Dumka to encourage the industry. Genesis of the World Bamboo Day During the 8th World Bamboo ..
Vinesh Phogat has become the first Indian wrestler to qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the 53-kg category after beating American Sarah Hildebrandt in the World Championships in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan on 18th September 2019. She scored an impressive 8-2 win over the world championship silver medalist to secure her place at the Tokyo Games. ..
Bamboo rice has shown up in Odisha nearly after four decades. It was last witnessed Bamboo rice in 1979 in Odisha. The Forest Authorities of Chandaka-Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary in Cuttack district have opened up the gates for the forest dwellers to collect the Bamboo rice. Whenever the bamboo rice shows up, it would be accompanied ..