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Himachal Pradesh Forest Department

Activities

The Research Wing is currently implementing the following activities:

1. Projects funded by National Medicinal Plant Board:

Following projects are undertaken under NMPB

Sr. No. Title of Project Period Outlay
1 GO/HP-01/2009
“Conservation and Propagation of Medicinal Species in Kullu District.”
5 Years
2008-09 to 2012-13
200.40 lac
2 GO/HP-01/2009
“Conservation and Propagation of Medicinal Species in KangraDistrict”
5 Years
2008-09 to 2012-13
200.40 lac
3 CONS/HP/01/2009-10
“Strengthening of Medicinal Plants Resources in Chamba & Sirmour Districts of H.P.”
5 Years
1.10.2009 to 30.9.2014
520.00 lac
4 CONS/HP-02/2009-10
“Conservation, Development and Sustainable Management of Priority Medicinal Plants Species in H.P.”
5 Years
1.1.2010 to 31.12.2014
745.45 lac
5 CONS/HP-01/2012
“Strengthening of high altitude medicinal plant resource in Trans- Himalayan Districts of Lahaul & Spiti and Kinnaur in H.P.”
5 Years
1.6.2012 to 31.05.2017
525.00 lac

2. High Altitude Transition Zone Project Himachal Pradesh

A Project named High Altitude Transition Zone is being taken up to assess the effects of Global warming and trials to rehabilitate degraded sites. The project budget is for 200 Lakhs with project period for five years (1.4.2011 to 31.3.2016.)

3. National Bamboo Mission

Conservator of Forests Research has been declared as State Mission Director. An annual Action Plan for the year 2013-14 for Rs. 204.00 Lakh has already been submitted to National Bamboo Mission (GoI).

4. Research Nurseries

Two Nurseries one at Ropari near Sundernagar and One at Kothi in Kullu Forest Division has been established to undertake trials for development and up gradation of nursery techniques.