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Foundation Stone of Institute of HAMP laid in J&K

The foundation stone of Institute of High-Altitude Medicinal Plants (IHAMP) was laid by Union Ministers Jitendra Singh and Shripad Yesso Naik (Ayush Ministry).
Foundation Stone of Institute of HAMP laid in J&K
  • The Institute of High-Altitude Medicinal Plants will be located in Bhaderwah in Doda district of Jammu & Kashmir.

Details:

  • It will provide research in medicinal plants and promote cultivation of medicinal plants.
  • The institute will also provide employment and promote medicinal plant in foreign market.
  • The estimated cost of the construction of Institute of High-Altitude Medicinal Plants is Rs 100 crore.

Interesting to know:

  • Institute of High-Altitude Medicinal Plants will be a pioneer in research on medicinal plants.
  • It will help the farmers in cultivation of medicinal plants in a scientific manner.
  • Training and capacity-building in the field of medicinal plants will also generate employment opportunity for youth in the region.

Question:

Q. Where will be the Institute of High-Altitude Medicinal Plants located?
a. Bihar
b. Uttarakhand
c. Himachal Pradesh
d. Jammu & Kashmir
Foundation Stone of Institute of HAMP laid in J&K Foundation Stone of Institute of HAMP laid in J&K Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on December 19, 2018 Rating: 5

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