Ongoing Projects

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Besides receiving funds from the state government, HRDI is also implementing projects from different centrally sponsored funding agencies. Followings are the main ongoing projects:-

  1. National Mission on Medicinal Plants:
    Sponsored by National Medicinal Plants Board, Govt. of India, New Delhi,  for the sustainable development  of medicinal and aromatic plants in the state of Uttarakhand. This project is aimed at establishment of nurseries to produce quality planting material, commercial cultivation of selected species, storing, value addition and to develop marketing infrastructure within the state.

  2. Anwala Mission in Uttarakhand:
    Sponsored by NMPB New Delhi in 2010. In this project in each district of the state anwala clusters has been established and after production of anwala fruit processing center will be established with these clusters for the preparation of anwala products.

  3. GEF-UNDP Project:
    Global Environmental Facility-United Nations Development Programme, sponsored project entitled “Mainstreaming Conservation and Sustainable Use of Medicinal Plant Diversity in Uttarakhand” is being implemented with the help of Forest Department of Uttarakhand to ensure in situ conservation of medicinal plants by developing Medicinal Plants Conservation Areas (MPCAs). Now this project has been transferred to SMPB Dehradun for further implementation.

  4. APPEDA Project:
    With the help of APPEDA (Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority), Govt. of India, a  tissue culture laboratory is being developed at Mandal headquarter of HRDI, which will produce quality planting material of rare and endangered  species for mass propagation and for  ensuring ex-situ conservation of high altitude valuable species.

  5. National Agriculture Development Planning Projects (RKVY):
    With the help of Agriculture Ministry,  Govt of India, two projects have been sanctioned by the Govt of Uttarakhand for the sustainable development of medicinal plants in district Pithoragarh and Chamoli. The project is aimed at establishment of new nurseries and strengthening of new HRDI nurseries.

  6. TSP Project:
    A project under tribal sub-plan is being implemented in tribal areas of Uttarakhand. Main objective of the project is cultivation, training, value addition and marketing of herbs especially in the high altitude of the Himalaya.


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