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AYUSH Ministry Inks MoU With Industry Bodies To Promote Medicinal Plants Cultivation
NEW DELHI || The National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB), Ministry of AYUSH has signed an MoU through virtual meeting with the major AYUSH and Herbal industry bodies covering a set of measures to promote medicinal plant cultivation, an official informed on Friday.
The industry bodies which signed the MoU include ADMA (Ayurvedic Drug Manufacturer’s Association), Mumbai; AMAM (Association for Manufactures of Ayurvedic Medicines), New Delhi; AMMOI (Ayurvedic Medicines Manufacturers Organization of India), Thrissur; AHNMI (Association for Herbal and Nutraceutical Manufacturers of Inida), Mumbai; FICCI (Federation of Indian Industries), New Delhi and CII (Confederation of Indian Industry), New Delhi.
Rajesh Kotecha, Secretary AYUSH assured that his ministry would provide necessary support to resolve the issues related to the industry provided they form a combined team and approach with solutions to the respective problems faced by them. He further assured that the present govt is committed to the development of AYUSH systems.
The industry assured the NMPB that they will provide the buy-back guarantee to the farmers and gatherers on the NMPB supported medicinal plant cultivation and collection programs.