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

Dhanusa District, a part of Janakpur Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district covers an area of 1,180km² and has a population (2001) of 671,364. It lies in the Central Development Region of Nepal. Also famous as a cultural center, the city attracts many Hindu pilgrims during festivals from both Nepal and India.

DPRO, Dhanusha conducts ex-situ and in-situ cultivation and conservation of medicinal plants. It works in production of quality planting material by developing improved agro-techniques.
The objectives of this office are

  • Research & Development in medicinal plants sector.
  • Undertake/assist or encourage scientific, technological and economic research on medicinal plants.
  • Development of protocols for cultivation and quality control.
  • To disseminate the research results through journals or leaflets; and

Major activities carried out at District Plant Resources Office, Dhanusha;

  • Production and distribution of seedlings of MAPs species (Kurilo)
  • Community based MAPs cultivation (Kurilo)
  • MAPs cultivation programme for minor farmers (Kurilo)
  • One Village One Product (Kurilo)
  • Traditional knowledge documentation (Musahar Community)
  • Landscape and garden management
  • Dhanushadham Botanical Garden
  • Promotion of floriculture (Marigold)
  • Conservation
  • Demonostration 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
  • Awareness programme- radio program
  • 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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