a) National Level Campaign on Amla:
This programme is
initiated by National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB), New Delhi to popularize
Amla in the country.
In Karnataka the project
is being implemented through different Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) situated in
each district of Karnataka the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research has
been provided with the required funds to monitor implementation of the
project.. The project has been approved by NMPB with an outlay of Rs.2.95 crore
and covers the entire state.
The Main components of the project are:
b) Herbal Garden
NMPB has initiated the programme to establish a herbal garden in each district
which would cater to the needs of the local people for raw materials and
provide relevant information regarding the medicinal plants and their uses.
This programme will be implemented through Agricultural/ Horticultural/
Forestry colleges. The individual projects are awaited from the said colleges.
c) Facilitation centre:
National Medicinal Plants Board has envisaged Facilitation Centres as
one-stop-shop for providing relevant information, guidance and other assistance
which may be required by the growers, cultivators and other stakeholders of
medicinal plants. Facilitation works in close co-ordination with the SMPBs and
the state Horticulture Department. The Facilitation Centre acts as a service
window, providing agro techniques, planting material and market intelligence to
Activities of Facilitation Centre:
Current activities and Achievements of Facilitation Centre
Professor of Horticulture,
Gandhi Krishi Vignana Kendra,
Ph no: 080-65315598