The northeastern region is famous for its rich flora and fauna, dense forest and wildlife sanctuary. Moving a step ahead to preserve the greenery of Assam, the state is going to have first of its kind bamboo industrial set up in Manderdisa in Assam’s Dima Hasao district.
Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh informed via a Twitter account.
Northeast’s first #Bamboo Industrial Park to be Set-up in Dima Hasao with an area of 75 hectares.
A similar project in Arunachal Pradesh will be taken up by NEC. #AatmaNirbharWithBamboo pic.twitter.com/38QEn3Mdni
— MDoNER India (@MDoNER_India) July 10, 2020
According to reports, the approval will be granted to this project in August this year and is set to be completed by March 2021.
Addressing a webinar with various clusters of Cane and Bamboo Technology Centre (CBTC) associated with bamboo trade, Singh said bamboo will propel the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ in the north-eastern region and is going to be an important vehicle of trade for the rest of India.
Sharing thoughts on how Bamboo Trade can be transformative for North Eastern region.
With @DrJitendraSingh ji and @Rameswar_Teli ji.
Clusters of CBTC and members are doing great work with bamboo in the North East.#NewNorthEast#AatmanirbharwithBamboohttps://t.co/NxtaDtXUq1
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) July 10, 2020
During the webinar, sports minister KirenRijiju said that the DoNER Ministry has done well to promote the bamboo sector, and now the onus lies on all the eight northeastern states to make it a vehicle of prosperity.