National Bamboo Mission

  • It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme to supplement farm income with the development of complete value chain of bamboo sector and link growers with markets
    • Its Objectives are,
  • To increase the area under bamboo plantation in non-forest Government and private lands.
  • To improve post-harvest management through establishment of innovative primary processing units and market infrastructure.
  • To promote product development by assisting R&D, entrepreneurship & business models at MSME level.
  • To rejuvenate the underdeveloped bamboo industry in India.
  • To promote skill development, capacity building, awareness generation for development of bamboo sector.
  • To realign efforts so as to reduce dependency on import of bamboo and bamboo products by improved productivity.
    • The Mission would adopt the following strategies,
  • Development of bamboo in limited States where it has social, commercial and economical advantage
  • Production of genetically superior planting material
  • Adoption of end to end solution.
  • Capacity building.
  • Set up National, State and sub-State level structures, to ensure adequate returns and eliminate middlemen
    • For popularizing use of bamboo & bamboo-based products, seminars, conferences, awareness campaign at National, State & District Levels and also through print and electronic media are organised under the restructured NBM.

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