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Natural history, ecology and human environment of the Himalayas
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District Plant Resources Office, Banke

Banke District, a part of Bheri zone, is located in the Mid-Western Region with Nepalgunj as its district headquarters, covers an area of 2,337 km². District Plant Resources Office (DPRO), Banke conducts ex-situ conservation and ex-situ cultivation of selected medicinal plants.

This office envisioned the following specific objectives:

  • To identify potential market (local, regional and national) for the ornamental, aromatic and medicinal plant species
  • Identification, inventory and quantification of medicinal plants.
  • Development of landscapes of different garden types (Rock garden, Orchid garden, Medicinal plants garden, Seasonal flower garden etc.)
  • Conservation of plant diversity
  • Extension activities- information, education and communication
  • Training &field visit for growers and collectors to demonstrations plots, research centers

Major activities carried out at District Plant Resources Office, Banke

  • Production and distribution of seedlings of MAPs species (Aswagandha, Kurilo, Sarpagandha, Neem, Bael, Bojho, Chhatiwan, Srikhand, Pipala, Ghiukumari)
  • Community based MAPs cultivation (Kurilo)
  • MAPs cultivation programme for minor farmers (Kurilo, Mentha)
  • One Village One Product (Mentha)
  • Traditional knowledge documentation (Tharu Community, Phaijapur)
  • Landscape and garden management
  • Dhakeri Botanical Garden
  • Conservation
  • Demonstration plot management
  • Domestication and germ-plasm conservation
  • Educational MAPs garden establishment in Community based Schools
  • Training on Conservation, Promotion and Cultivation of MAPs
  • Home Herbal Garden for women
  • Information Center on MAPs
Sanjeev Kumar Rai
Sanjeev Kumar Rai Director General [ View details ]
Jyoti Joshi (Bhatta)
Jyoti Joshi (Bhatta) Deputy Directer General [ View details ]
Mr. Sishir Panthi
Mr. Sishir Panthi Scientific Officer (Information officer) [ View details ]
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