October 4, 2023


Imagination at work

45 projects get financial assistance under NBHM for a ‘sweet revolution’

The Central governing administration, aiming for the in general marketing and improvement of scientific beekeeping in the nation to reach the purpose of ‘sweet revolution’, has accredited/sanctioned 45 initiatives for the support of ₹88.87 crore for funding less than the Countrywide Beekeeping and Honey Mission (NBHM).

The Financial Study for 2021-22 claimed that keeping in watch the worth of beekeeping as portion of the built-in farming method (IFS) in the country, the authorities approved the allocation of ₹500 crore for NBHM for three a long time from 2020-21 to 2022-23. The mission was declared as a aspect of the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat scheme.

The study explained: “NBHM aims for the total promotion and progress of scientific beekeeping in the nation to reach the goal of ‘Sweet Revolution’ which is getting carried out through National Bee Board (NBB).” A full of 45 assignments for the guidance of ₹88.87 crore have been accepted/sanctioned for funding under NBHM as on December 17, it explained.

Exports up 110%

India’s export of honey has amplified by about 110 per cent in between 2013-14 and 2019-20.

Diversified agro-climatic problems of the country provide terrific prospective and alternatives for beekeeping/honey production and export of honey.

Beekeeping is an agro-based action carried out by farmers/landless labourers in rural parts as aspect of the IFS. Beekeeping has been beneficial in the pollination of crops, thus, rising revenue of the farmers/beekeepers by way of rising crop produce and furnishing honey and other substantial-value bee-hive merchandise these types of as bee wax, bee pollen, royal jelly, bee venom, and so on.

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January 31, 2022