Ayush Ministry to launch National Campaign on Medicinal Plants

By: | Updated: August 18, 2016 10:24 PM

The Ayush Ministry will launch a National Campaign on Medicinal Plants in Jaipur this week, which will also witness an interactive meet cum seminar involving farmers, experts and various other stakeholders.

The campaign will be launched by National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB) of the Ministry of AYUSH August 201-21 at Institute of Agriculture Management (SIAM), Durgapura, in Jaipur. (Source: Reuters)The campaign will be launched by National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB) of the Ministry of AYUSH August 201-21 at Institute of Agriculture Management (SIAM), Durgapura, in Jaipur. (Source: Reuters)

The Ayush Ministry will launch a National Campaign on Medicinal Plants in Jaipur this week, which will also witness an interactive meet cum seminar involving farmers, experts and various other stakeholders.

The campaign will be launched by National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB) of the Ministry of AYUSH August 201-21 at Institute of Agriculture Management (SIAM), Durgapura, in Jaipur.

Approximately 500 farmers who are cultivating medicinal plants from across the country will participate in the two-day event.

During the event, an Interactive Meet cum Seminar will also be organised on Medicinal Plants involving farmers, experts, traders, industries and other stakeholders of medicinal plants sector. Most of the stakeholders will be benefited through this event.

NMPB has been working for the growth and development of medicinal plants in the country since its inception in year 2000.

At present, NMPB promotes medicinal plants conservation, cultivation, research, marketing, quality and other activities under Central Sector Scheme for “Conservation, Development and Sustainable Management of Medicinal Plants”.

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