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Natural history, ecology and human environment of the Himalayas
Natural history, ecology and human environment of the Himalayas

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Natural history, ecology and human environment of the Himalayas
DPR Newsletter 2074 Ashwin
DPR Newsletter 2074 Ashwin

DPR Newsletter 2074 Ashwin नेपाल सरकार वन तथा भू-सं...

DPR Newsletter 2074 Ashwin
बागवानीका आधारभूत तथ्यहरु
बागवानीका आधारभूत तथ्यहरु

बागवानीका आधारभूत तथ्यहरु सन्जीव कुमार राई मधुसुदन ...

बागवानीका आधारभूत तथ्यहरु

District Plant Resources Office, Ilam

Ilam is the far eastern district of the country adorned with lush-green tea gardens. DPRO Ilam conducts various Plant Research Programmes every year. Main activities are Ex-situ and In- situ conservation and cultivation of selected medicinal plants particularly endangered, endemic and CITES listed plant species. It conducts research to develop protocols for cultivation and quality control through improved agro-techniques.

The objectives of this office are

  • To optimize medicinal and aromatic plant species (MAPs) yields through research.
  • To conduct market studies and socioeconomic analysis
  • To disseminate the research results through journals or leaflets
  • Activities carried out at District Plant Resources Office, Ilam

Production and distribution of seedlings of MAPs species (Chiraito, Lauth Salla, Sugandhwal)

  • Community based MAPs cultivation (Chiraito)
  • MAPs cultivation programme for minor farmers (Chiraito)
  • One Village One Product (Chiraito)
  • Traditional knowledge documentation (Lepcha Community)
  • Landscape and garden management
  • Demonstration plot management
  • Domestication and germ-plasm conservation
  • Rhododendron conservation and management
  • Orchid collection and conservation
  • Herbal garden establishment in partnership with Community based Schools
  • Training on Conservation, Promotion and Cultivation of MAPs
  • Home Herbal Garden for women
  • Awareness programme- radio program on medicinal plants
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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