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Bamboo Mission

Agro forestry and Bamboo Mission, Chhattisgarh

Posted on: 26/10/2016 13:20:18

In C.G. State, Bamboo Mission is operational since year 2006-07. Its execution is done by Forest Department. Chief Conservator of forest, Bamboo Mission State is posted as Mission Director.
Under Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), according to new guidelines of April 2014, State Level Executive Committee of State Agro forestry Bamboo Mission shall work under the chairmanship of Agriculture production /Commissioner. 
Work of Bamboo Mission is being executed by Forest Development Authorities (FDA), in the forest area of the state. Plantation in Non forest area i.e., on farmer's fallow land, bunds of Agricultural land is also done by FDA's.
The main objective of the Bamboo Mission is to prepare sufficient amount of plantation material, plantation of bamboo in forest & nearby villages, establishment of Bamboo Processing Centers, processing, value addition and marketing of Bamboo product, training and capacity building of artisans and improvement of their socio-economic status.