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21 August 2017: Visit of Shri Shoyabahmed Kalal, Deputy Director, MoEF&CC
Shri Shoyabahmed Kalal, Deputy Director, MoEF&CC on Monday, 21st August, will be visiting ENVIS Centre, FRLHT/TDU
8 August 2017: Orientation program on Plant morphology, Anatomy and Conservation for students from Poorna Learning Centre
A one day workshop on Plant morphology, Anatomy and Conservation for school students from Poorna Learning Centre, Bengaluru for class of 7th and 8th was organized by Centre for Conservation of Natural Resources (CCNR), FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru on 8th August 2017. The event was conducted in the pristine campus of FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru.
27 July 2017: Orientation on Medicinal Plants, Primary Health Care and Livelihood generation to teachers from Tamahar Trust
A one day workshop on Medicinal Plants, Primary Health Care and Livelihood generation from Natural resources was organized for teachers from Tamahar Trust, Bengaluru by Centre for Conservation of Natural Resources (CCNR), FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru on 27th July 2017. The event was held at FRLHT-TDU campus, Bengaluru.
21 July 2017: Orientation Program on Plant Morphology, Anatomy and Conservation for students from Parikrma Humanity Foundation at FRLHT-TDU
A one day workshop on Plant morphology, Anatomy and Conservation for school students from Parikrma Humanity Foundation, Bengaluru for class of 11th and 12th was organized by Centre for Conservation of Natural Resources (CCNR), FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru on 21st July 2017. The event was conducted in the pristine campus of FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru.
31 May to 10 June 2017: Participation in Science Express Climate Action Special II
FRLHT-TDU’s ENVIS Centre on Medicinal Plants had participated in Science Express Climate Action Special II (SECAS II) exhibitions, halted at Gulbarga Railway Station, Gulbarga from 31st May to 1st June 2017, Whitefield Railway Station, Bengaluru from 7 th to 8 th June 2017 and Kengeri Railway Station, Bengaluru from 9th to 10th June 2017.
22 May 2017: International Day of Biological Diversity - 2017
This theme has been chosen to coincide with the observance of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development as proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in its Resolution 70/193 and for which the United Nations World Tourism Organization is providing leadership.

Biodiversity, at the level of species and ecosystems, provides an important foundation for many aspects of tourism. Recognition of the great importance to tourism economies of attractive landscapes and a rich biodiversity underpins th
26 April - 3 May 2017: Medicinal Plants and Conservation for St. Joseph's College, Bengaluru
A credit course on Medicinal Plants and Conservation from 26th April to 3rd May 2017 was conducted for 18 B.Sc. students from St. Joseph’s College, Bengaluru at FRLHT-TDU premises. The course was designed to bring awareness on medicinal plants and significance of their conservation.
24 March 2017: Report on launch of TCHP certification scheme
The Quality Council of India (QCI), New Delhi in partnership with the Foundation for Revitalization of Local Health Traditions (FRLHT) launched probably its most offbeat work, a Voluntary Certification Scheme for Traditional Community Health Practitioners (TCHPs),commonly called folk healers or gram vaidyas, who have treated illnesses for centuries based on tradition of local health practices but have not been recognized in our healthcare delivery system.
17-18 March 2017: National Evaluation Workshop for ENVIS Centres, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
The National Evaluation Workshop for ENVIS Centres is scheduled to be held on 17-18 March 2017 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The ENVIS Centre hosted at Gujarat Ecology Commission (GEC), Gandhinagar is organising the Workshop on behalf of the MoEF&CC for all the ENVIS Centres.
17 March 2017: Official release of free Google App:“Indian Medicinal Plants Species of Conservation Concern”, developed by FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru
ENVIS team is happy to share the official launch of our 3rd Free Google Android App titled: "Indian Medicinal Plants Species of Conservation Concern App". This was released by Shri Ajay Narayan Jha, Secretary, MOEF&CC, GoI; Shri Aravind Agrawal, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Forests and Environment, Govt. of Gujarat and ENVIS Secretariat, MOEF&CC, GOI on 17th March at "National Evaluation Workshop of ENVIS Centres", organized by: Gujarat Ecology Commission, Gujarat; Supported by: MOEF&CC, GOI Click on this link enclosed: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=frlht.RedlistMedplants
16 March 2017: Visit to Gujarat Medicinal Plant Board and Medicinal Plant Garden
Visit to Gujarat Medicinal Plant Board and Medicinal Plant Garden was undertaken by Ms. Suma T. S., ENVIS Coordinator and Ms. Soumyashree N., Research Fellow, ENVIS Centre on Medicinal Plants, FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru on 16th March 2017 to learn about activities on Medicinal Plants conservation. Shri I. M. Quraishi, Deputy Secretary AYUSH, GoI and his team were met and visited Medicinal Plants Garden at Gandhinagar established in 1978 by Gujarat State Forest Department now managed by GMPB (1982). During this interaction activities of FRLHT-TDU, was briefed along with an invitation for their team to visit FRLHT-TDU.
9-10 March 2017: National Seminar on “Understanding Himalayan Phytodiversity in Changing Climate”
Botanical Survey of India, Sikkim Himalayan Regional Centre is organising a two day National Seminar on "Understanding Himalayan Phyto-diversity in a Changing Climate" at Gangtok, in collaboration with the EHSST (Taxo-club) and Sikkim University.
24- 26 February 2017: International Conference on Scientific Validation of Traditional Knowledge-II (SVTK-II) 2017
3rd Meeting on Traditional Knowledge would be conducted on 24- 26 February 2017 — Invitation for the Conference and Request for providing information for Encyclopedia on Scientific Validation of Traditional Knowledge by Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India.
22-26 February 2017: 3rd National Biodiversity Congress 2017, Thiruvananthapuram
On behalf of organizing committee of the National Biodiversity Congress 2017, I am happy to invite you to NBC 2017 hosted by Kerala State Biodiversity Board.
  • The focal theme of NBC 2017 is “Mainstreaming Biodiversity for Sustainable Development”. Presentations and discussions will focus on a variety of key issues related with Biodiversity conservation, sustainable utilization and benefit sharing. All delegates who wish to present their work are invited to submit an abstract for consideration in the conference under the subthemes based on the general guidelines.
  • 21 February 2017: International Mother Language Day.
    Here are few selected Kannada language publications from FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru and staff members contribution. These are related to Medicinal plants, Traditional knowledge, Local Health Traditions and Herbal Gardening
    19 February 2017: Indian Medical Heritage Day
    Anniversary of “His Highness Sri Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar Medical Heritage Library” was celebrated as “Indian Medical Heritage” day on 19 February 2017 at FRLHT-TDU campus, with launching of “Digital Resource Center of Ancient Medical Books and Manuscripts” by Her Highness Pramoda Devi Wadiyar and followed a series of interesting lectures on the theme “Wellness (Swasthya): Integrative Approach to Health” and regenerative biology.
    6 February 2017: Discussion - Does Science need to be better communicated?
    TDU Invites you to a Panel Discussion for the above topic
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