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Awareness Workshop Over NTFP Organized In Teliamura.

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With the initiative of Non Timber Forest Produce Centre of Excellence a one day NTFP awareness workshop has been conducted here in Teliamura forest department agency hall in Khowai district on Monday (11th July, 2022).​ Targeting to NTFP resources preservation and protection state level awareness programme is going on in full swing. As per the direction of the director of non timber forest produce centre of excellence Prabin Agarwal this awareness programme is continuing in every district of the state of Tripura. The forest department is inspiring rural inhabitants over non timber forest produce project to accelerate it with care & sincerity to create a good family income source for the rural villagers.​ Under the guidance & supervision of Subhasish Datta, training & capacity building officer from the head office of Non Timber Forest Produce Centre of Excellence in Gandhigram, Agartala has be­en handled the entre programme.

As per the report, a large number of JFMC & SHG members from different villages under Teliamura subdivision​ have taken partici­pation in this inspiring programme. According to the organizer authority, targeting to preserve and protect the non timber forest resource in rural areas in Tripura the concerned department has taken this genuine initiative to generate awareness amidst the rural JFMC & SHG beneficiaries on this non timber forest resource. The departmental resource person Dr. Koushik Majumdar has provided all kinds of motivational tips to the JFMC & SHG members present in the workshop. He has discussed the value of different kinds of non timber forest resources which are available in the natural forest environment; they are growing naturally but most valuable. Addressing to the programme participants Dr.​ Koushik Majumdar said, “Non timber forest resources are most important for us. All these organic productions are most helpful to our health. Medicinal wild vegetables, fruits, flowers, shrubs, barks and leaves even plant roots are most useful for our requirements. All these wild resources are widely used for making medicine and other costly things. Due to deficiency of common knowledge they are neglected. We have to identify them and plant in our all blank places to obtain good family income source. Tress are most important for our healthy environment and we have to create green surrounding for our safe existence. We have to plant more and more non timber plants and protect them as they are mo­st helpful for us and we should know it properly. Many costly medicinal plants are disappearing day by day but we have to save them. for our social benefit” The Teliamura forest officials were present in the programme. The local beneficiaries have appreciated this inspiring programme over non timber forest resource and thanked the concerned organizer authority for their good endeavour.

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