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Logo Design Contest for National Bamboo Mission
Bamboo has been the lifeline of rural India since time immemorial. With the passage of time and development of technologies leading to new usage, the 'green gold' has turned into a ...
Bamboo has been the lifeline of rural India since time immemorial. With the passage of time and development of technologies leading to new usage, the 'green gold' has turned into a potential game changer for rural economy - for the farmer and industry equally.
With this background and number of progressive measures including the amendment of the Indian Forest Act to remove bamboo outside forests from the definition of 'trees', the restructured National Bamboo Mission (NBM) was launched in 2018-19 for the development of complete value chain of bamboo sector linking growers (farmers) with industry starting from raising quality planting material, plantation, creation of facilities for collection, aggregation, processing, micro, small & medium enterprises, skill development and brand building initiative in a cluster approach mode.
i. To increase the area under bamboo plantation in non-forest Government and private lands to supplement farm income and contribute towards resilience to climate change as well as availability of quality raw material requirement of industries. The bamboo plantations will be promoted predominantly in farmers’ fields, homesteads, community lands, arable wastelands, and along irrigation canals, water bodies etc.
ii. To improve post-harvest management through establishment of innovative primary processing units near the source of production, primary treatment and seasoning plants, preservation technologies and market infrastructure.
iii. To promote product development keeping in view market demand, by assisting R&D, entrepreneurship & business models at cooperative, micro, small and medium levels and feed bigger industry.
iv. To rejuvenate the under developed bamboo industry in India.
v. To promote skill development, capacity building, awareness generation for development of bamboo sector from production to market demand.
vi. To realign efforts so as to reduce dependency on import of bamboo and bamboo products by way of improved productivity and suitability of domestic raw material for industry, so as to enhance income of the primary producers.
The last date for submission of entries is 31st December, 2019.
The Designer of the finally selected Logo will get a prize of Rs. 10,000 only.
All Indian citizens are invited to participate in the contest by registering on the MyGov platform and uploading the designed logo on the creative corner for NBM scheme.
Click here to read the Terms and Conditions.
For further information on the scheme please refer nbm.nic.in
For any queries, contact:
Shri R. S. Sinha,