12 November 2020: State Level Stakeholder Webinar on Geographical Indication (GI), GoI-GEF-UNDP-SECURE Himalaya Project, Sikkim.
GoI-GEF-UNDP-SECURE Himalaya Project (Sikkim) aims to provide sustainable land and forest management in alpine pastures and forest ecosystems. One of the major objectives of the project is to secure sustainable livelihoods through enhancing community resilience and ensure conservation of globally significant Biodiversity Hotspots. In order to protect Traditional Knowledge, support livelihood geenration and conserve biodiversity, it was observed that there is a scope for registration of Geographical indications under the project area in Sikkim.
4 - 6 November 2020: National Webinar - Dr. E. K. Janaki Ammal Memorial Lecture Series on Plant Taxonomy and Ethnobotany in India-Future and Challenges
Dr. E. K. Janaki Ammal was the first Indian woman to obtain a Doctorate in Science. Dr. Ammal was a renowned botanist and plant cytologist who made significant contributions to genetics, evolution, phytogeography, ethno-botany and played a significant role in shaping plant genetics. The nation has acknowledged her contribution. In 1957, honouring her with Padma Shri and instituting Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change award in her name, E. K. Janaki Ammal National Award on Taxonomy in the year 1999.
3 October 2020: Webinar on National Mission on Biodiversity and Human Well-being
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India, is planning to launch a unique and ambitious National Mission on Biodiversity and Human WellBeing. This Mission is one of nine national missions approved by the Prime Minister’s Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council last year.
18-20 February 2020: Invitation to grace the inaugural session of ToT of farmers in Good Agricultural Practices
A 3 day Training of Trainers of Farmers in Good Agricultural and Collection Practices of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants is being hosted atTDU and organized by ICAR - Directorate of Medicinal Plants Research, Anand, Gujarat from 18th to 20th February, 2020. Farmers from Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Telangana. Kindly grace the Inaugural Session at Conference Hall, Patanjali Block, from 10.00 am to 11 am on 18th February 2020 and followed by Tea up from 11.05 a to 11.30 am.
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