National Bamboo Mission Current Affairs, GK & News

National Bamboo Mission  Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Enhanced Import Duty on Bamboo Sticks

The Government of India had recently announced that the import duty on bamboo sticks is to be increased from 10% to 25%. This is to have great impact on Agarbatti industry creating at least 1 lakh new jobs according to KVIC (Khadi and Village Industries Commission). Background The decision of enhancing the import duty was ..

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Bamboo Conclave held through video Conference

The Minister of State for North East Development held Bamboo Conclave through video conference to boost the economy of the country with the help of Bamboo resources. Highlights The Ministers of Agriculture and minister of development of North East participated in the conference. The making of Agarbatti and increasing its production was one of the ..

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