Bamboo Cultivation Gets a Boost in Tripura
Attending a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing programme between the Tripura Bamboo Mission (TMB) and National Centre for Design & Product Development (NCDPP) in Agartala on Monday, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb informed that the state government has decided to develop marketing network of the finished products of bamboo across the country besides expanding the area under bamboo cultivation
“The marketing of finished product will boost rural livelihood in a big way,” Deb said.
“The state government has decided to undertake massive bamboo cultivation covering 14000 hectors by 2022 and implementation has also started,” further said Deb after signing the MoU.
Adding more he said, “We have signed the MoU and are now going to appoint consultants for marketing, consultants will legally get them a percentage of the profit share. Earlier, the state government never went appointed marketing consultant but now we shall go for that through tender or taking cabinet decision in order to increase the sale of bamboo products of the state.”