Last Updated: Monday, 05 May 2014
Scope and Functions
arrow   To pursue developmental, promotional and related work on cultivation, production, processing, utilisation and marketing of medicinal and aromatic plants       with specific reference to their practical application and utility;               

arrow   To cultivate medicinal and aromatic plants, either in its own farms or through other agencies, and to process wherever necessary, the plant materials             for obtaining their end products;


arrow    To carry out, in collaboration with other agencies, introduction, accimilatisation (including measures for prevention and control of pests and diseases)            of exotic-species and also production of authentic high-yielding seeds, leaves and other propogating materials of medicinal and aromatic plnats of                  economic importance;


arrow   To encourage cultivation of medicinal and aromatic plants in suitable regions of the country;


arrow   To carry out surveys of resources of medicinal and aromatic plants and to maintain economic statistics of the raw materials as well as finished                      products;

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