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Vardhan urges farmers to adopt improved technologies

New Delhi, Jan 31 (PTI) Union Minister Harsh Vardhan today urged farmers and entrepreneurs to adopt improved technologies for cultivation of better varieties of medicinal and aromatic plants to raise their income.

Speaking at a Kisan Mela (farmers fair) organized at CSIR-Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants CSIR-CIMAP in Lucknow, he said this would also help in production of quality raw material demanded by user industries.

Stating that medicinal and aromatic plants are the “valuable green wealth” of the country, he said these should be sustainably used for creating livelihood opportunities of poor people residing in rural areas….

Read more: http://www.ptinews.com/news/7042411_Vardhan-urges-farmers-to-adopt-improve-technologies.htmlhttp://www.ptinews.com/news/7042411_Vardhan-urges-farmers-to-adopt-improve-technologies.html

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Written by csirindia

February 1, 2016 at 9:17 am

Posted in CIMAP, Uncategorized

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