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National Bamboo Mission

The National Bamboo Mission was launched in 2006-07 as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme to promote the growth of bamboo sector. The programmes address four major areas of bamboo development as follows: Research and Development Plantation Development Handicrafts Development Marketing Key Elements of the National Bamboo Mission Research and Development for sustainable development and new Bamboo ..

National Bamboo Mission: MIS Module launched

The National Bamboo Mission recently launched the Management Information System to strengthen the domestic Agarbatti industry. About the MIS Module It will collect data about Agarbatti production, availability of raw materials, location of stick making units, production capacity, functioning of units, etc. The system will act as an intermediary between the production units and the ..

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National Conference on Opportunities and Challenges for Bamboo in India- Highlights

The NITI Aayog and Invest India have associated with the National Bamboo Mission to conduct the National Conference on Opportunities and Challenges for Bamboo in India. Highlights The National Conference on Opportunities will be organised with the aim to discuss on the bamboo ecosystem in order to promote holistic growth of the sector across the ..

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September 18: World Bamboo Day

Every year, the World Bamboo Day is celebrated by the World Bamboo Organization. It was officially established at the eighth World Bamboo congress that was held in Bangkok in 2009. This year, the World Bamboo Day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Bamboo Now Why September 18? The World Bamboo Day was officially declared ..

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Logo for National Bamboo Mission released

Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Shri Narendra Singh Tomar has inaugurated 22 bamboo clusters in 9 States namely Gujarat, MP, Maharashtra, Odisha, Assam, Nagaland, Tripura, Uttarakhand and Karnataka. A logo for the National Bamboo Mission has also been released through a contest held earlier. By the launch of ..

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Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan: Bamboo to propel the North East

On July 11, 2020, the Union Minister of State Dr Jitendra Singh said that the Bamboo sector is to play a major role in the India’s post COVID-19 economy. It is to propel the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan in the north-east India. Highlights The Government of India will use the mantra of “Create, Curate and ..

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