New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that Rs 4000 crore allocated for promotion of herbal cultivation.
National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB) has supported 2.25 lac hectare area under cultivation of medicinal plants.
10,00,000 hectare will be covered under Herbal cultivation in next two years with outlay of Rs 4000 crore. This will lead to Rs 5,000 crores income generation for farmers.
NMPB will bring 800 hectares are by developing a corridor of medicinal plants along the banks of Ganga.
Rs 4000 crore allocated for promotion of herbal cultivation; 10,00,000 hectare will be covered in the next 2 years: FM Sitharaman pic.twitter.com/vD4LcsAOO8
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