CSIR-CMAP exchanges MoU with HAL in UK at Science Centre

Government of India exchanged an MoU with Helen UK Trading Limited at the Science Center New Delhi

May 9, 2024 - 15:13
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Lucknow. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi has appointed Dr. N. Kalaiselvi has been appointed Director General, CSIR and Secretary, DSIR, Government of India exchanged an MoU with Halon UK Trading Limited at the Science Center New Delhi in the presence of the Director General. CSIR and Secretary, DSIR, Government of India.

Under this agreement, CIMAP will make efforts to improve livelihoods, environmental management and sustainable menthol supply through cultivation and processing of menthol mint in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh.

The MoU was exchanged by Dr. Prabodh Kumar Trivedi, Director, CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CSIR-CIMAP), Lucknow and Ms. Vedika Kapoor, Director, Government Affairs & Communications – Indian Subcontinent, Helen India .

On this occasion, CSIR Director General Dr. Kailashelvi appreciated the efforts of CSIR-CMAP. He also said that this project will be helpful in upliftment of the socio-economy of farmers cultivating menthol mint.

Dr. Prabodh Kumar Trivedi, Director, CSIR-CIMAP, informed about the objectives of the project, which will benefit more than 5000 farmers of Barabanki with high quality and yielding variety of Menthol Mint (SIM-Unnati) in the four year project period. Will be.

Advanced agro-technologies to reduce costs and improve yields, such as drone-based crop monitoring and spraying in farmers' fields, solar distillation units to reduce carbon emissions and vermicomposting of residual biomass after distillation from waste derived funds. to do.

Ms Vedika, representative of Halon India, informed that Menthol Mint is a key ingredient of various products being developed by Halon and India is a major supplier of Menthol Mint to Halon and they are happy to agree to implement this project. Also thanked CSIR for this, which will help in development.

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