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Recycling flowers empowers rural women

25 January 2013

KOLKATA: Recycling flowers offered for worship into incense sticks and rosewater through the application of science and technology has paved the way to empower rural women in Lucknow and also mitigate pollution in the vicinity.

Under a project named ‘Mission Sakshama’ initiated by the Lucknow based CSIR’s premier laboratory Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CSIR-CIMAP), women are being trained to utilise the huge quantities of flowers that are thrown away to rot which could pose a health and environmental hazard….

Read more: http://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/2013/01/25/232–Recycling-flowers-empowers-rural-women-.html

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Written by csirindia

January 28, 2013 at 11:29 am

Posted in CIMAP

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