In order to boost the unexplored potential of bamboo sector, the Ministry of DoNER, through North East Cane & Bamboo Development Council (NECBDC) under North Eastern Council (NEC) signed a MoU with J&K Government for Bamboo Entrepreneurship and Bamboo Infrastructure Development. AIR Jammu Correspondent reports that the MoU was signed in the presence of LG, Manoj Sinha and Union MoS (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Development of NER, MoS, PMO, Dr. Jitendra Singh at Convention Centre, Jammu yesterday .
Speaking on the occasion, LG Manoj Sinha congratulated the people of J&K and all those associated with the Bamboo sector and said that signing of the MoU will give impetus to bamboo production, its processing and associated business, and to develop bamboo industry into a strong industry of J&K.
For planned cultivation of commercial species of Bamboo, the LG said that the UT Administration will explore the possibility of setting up a State Bamboo Mission (SBM) in J&K that will benefit a large number of farmers in the UT. The LG said that with the signing of MoU for bamboo development, the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of ‘Har Medh Par Ped’ has been made a reality in J&K.
Source: News On Air