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GoI funded Projects NMPB Projects being implemented by Himachal Pradesh Forest Department.

 The increasing Global inclination towards nature based health care, especially the growing reliance on medicinal herbs, has caused the trade in medicinal herbs to increase manifold. The growing demand on the natural resources has put wild populations of many of our invaluable medicinal plants under stress. To promote the conservation of medicinal plants a comprehensive Medicinal Plants Policy was adopted during the year 2006 and dialogue amongst various stakeholders initiated towards conservation and management of medicinal plant resources of the state and following projects are being implementation in the state.

1.GoHP-01/2009-“Conservation & Propagation of Medicinal Plants in Kullu Distt.”

The project has been formulated for the territorial jurisdiction of Kullu district, the project period was for five year i.e. 2008-09 to 2012-13, bur the project period has been extended up to 2015. Total outlay of project is 200.40 lacs and physical target is 628.50 hact and the project is to multiply superior stock of selected medicinal plants for in situ and ex situ conservation and propagation.

2.GoHP-02/2009-“Conservation & Propagation of Medicinal Plants in Kangra Distt.”

The project has been formulated for the territorial jurisdiction of Kangra nad Hamirpur districts, the project period was for five year i.e. 2008-09 to 2012-13, bur the project period has been extended up to 2015. Total outlay of project is 200.40 lacs and physical target is 628.50 hact and the project is to multiply superior stock of selected medicinal plants for in situ and ex situ conservation and propagation.

3.CONS/HP-01/2009-10-“ Strengthening of Medicinal Plant Resources in Chamba and Sirmour Districts in H.P.”

The project area is in Chamba & Sirmour districts. This area falls under the Territorial jurisdiction of Chamba, Nahan Forest circles and Wild Life Circles (N) and (S). Project period was for five year i.e. 1.10.2009 to 30.9.2014, but the project period has been extended up to 2015. Total outlay of project is 520.00 and physical target is 1340 hact. and the project is to multiply superior stock of selected medicinal plants for in situ and ex situ conservation and propagation.

4.CONS/HP-02/2009-10-- Conservation, Development and Sustainable management of Priority Wild Medicinal Plant Species in Himachal Pradesh.

This Conservation of priority medicinal plants species  project  is implemented in Himachal Pradesh under territorial jurisdiction  of all the nine Territorial and three Wild life Circles of HP Forest Department. Project period was for five year i.e. 1.1.2010 to 31.12.2014, but the project period has been extended up to 2015.The objectives of the project are:

  • In situ conservation of medicinal plants.
  • Resource augmentation.
  • Community organization & local value addition
  • Strengthening marketing facilities.
  • Capacity building.
  • Educational and awareness activities.
  • Net working with the research organizations.

5.CONS/HP/01-2012-Strengthening of High Altitude Medicinal Plant Resources in Trans-Himalayan Districts of Lahaul & Spiti and Kinnaur in H.P.

  • The project has been formulated to be implemented in Territorial jurisdiction of Lahaul & Spiti and Kinnaur Districts of HP. As such the project area falls under the jurisdiction of Rampur Forest Circle (Kinnaur Ft. Division)Kullu Forest Circle (Lahaul Ft. Division)Wildlife Circle(S), Shimla (Spiti & Sarahan wildlife Divisions) Project period was for five year i.e. 1.6.2012 to 31.5.2017 and total outlay is 525.00 lacs. The project is to multiply superior stock of selected medicinal plants for in situ and ex situ conservation and propagation and is to build capacity of front lint line forestry staff in techniques of raising priority medicinal plants and their management in the wild.

 

Table showing details of projects being implemented with the support of NMPB in the Himachal Pradesh

S.No.

Title of Project

Period

Outlay

Funds Released till 31.12.2014

Remarks

1.

GO/HP-01/2009 “Conservation & Propagation of Medicinal Species in Kullu Distt.

5 Years 2008-09 to 2012-13 & one year extension

200.40 lac

185.51 lac

Project going to be closed by March 2015 & targeted achievement will be done.

2.

GO/HP-01/2009 “Conservation & Propagation of Medicinal Species in Kangra Distt.

5 Years 2008-09 to 2012-13 & one year extension

200.40 lac.

129.70 lac

55.00 lac will be spent during the year 2014-15 but funds yet to be released by GOI.

3.

CONS/HP/01/2009-10 “Strengthening of Medicinal Plants Resources in Chamba & Sirmour Distt.of H.P.

5 years 1.10.2009 to 30.9.2014

520./00 lac

342.00 lac

Project going to be closed March 2015 & efforts are made to achieve projected targets.

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

330.00 lac

Project going to be closed in March 2015. Rupees 20 lacs  is to be spent during current financial year. Funds yet to be released by GoI.

5.

CONS/HP-01/2012-13 title “Strengthening of high altitude medicinal plants resources in Trans-Himalayan Districts of Lahaul & Spiti & Kinnaur in HP.

5years 1.6.2012 to 31.5.2017

525 .00 lac

199.00  lac.

Rs.72 lac will  be spent during the year 2014-15. Funds yet to be released by GOI.

 Plantations are being carried out through JFMCs, constituted women SHGs and other village level institutions.       


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