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Union Government constitutes Inter-Ministerial Committee on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

Feb 23, 2018 11:16 IST
Union Government constitutes Inter-Ministerial Committee on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

An Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs) was constituted on February 22, 2018 for the North Eastern Region (NER).

The constitution of IMC came following a meeting between Secretaries of  Ministry of Development of North-East Region (DoNER)  and AYUSH.  

Coordinator and Members of IMC

The Ministry of Development of North-East Region (MDoNER) will be the coordinator for the IMC of MAPs.

The IMC will comprise members from various Ministries, Departments  and several organisations in the relevant fields.

First Meeting of Inter-Ministerial Committee on MAPs

The first meeting of IMC on MAPs is scheduled to be held on March 12, 2018. The meeting will be co-chaired by Secretaries of DoNER and AYUSH.

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Terms of Reference of the IMC

• IMC will create synergy in various programmes of the Union Government to enable medicinal and aromatic plants sector become vibrant and develop the resources to its potential.

• It will also suggest actionable measures for enhancing the livelihood and economic transformation based on cultivation and sustainable management of MAPs resource in North East Region.

• The Committee will review the existing mechanism or institutional arrangements for management and development of MAPs resources of NER.

• It will  identify gaps in the existing mechanism or institutional arrangements, suggest a policy intervention for optimally harnessing the MAPs resources of NER.

• It will suggest a Plan of Action for merging of the schemes and programmes of concerned Ministries and Departments.

• It will also suggest actionable measures for enhancing the livelihood and economic transformation based on cultivation and sustainable management of MAPs resource in North East Region.

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