CHIMPU, SEPT 6 ; The officers and officials of Arunachal Pradesh state medicinal plant Board has all set to reach to ten thousand family in various plats of state as a part of 75th years of India independence and celebrating Azadi ka amrit mahotsav and launched Ayush apke dwar. Said APSMPB, Chairperson and former Minister Karya Bagang.
Karya said that the board is doing is best effort in creating awareness among the locale residents of various parts of state about the presence of medicinal plants and value of the medicinal plants which are very much required for immune system, up gradation of human body and also to keep away from several disease, The abstract, leaves, roots have medicinal value and are used in treatment of several discuses, the leaves, steam and branches of the medicinal plants are utilized in different way for protection from several disease. She said,
There are abandoned natural resources in the forest including flora and fauna. A large number of medicinal value plants are available in the forest of Arunachal Pradesh and most of them are very important and they are utilized by people of other states. These plants have high value for the benefit of health.
We have launched “ Ayush Apke dwar” wherein the technical officers, officials and field staff of the board will visit several villages of several districts and distribute medicinal plants to them and motivate them to take care and also guide them of the value of medicinal plants for the utility of the family members. Time has come and it would be better if we utilize the medicinal plants in our daily use and health promotion and also protection from several diseases.
SMPB Vice Chairman Dadi Rimo informs that the board has been promoting the utilization of medicinal plant and cultivation activities. We have our nursery at Chessa near upcoming Greenfield airport and also creating awareness among the locals to cultivate medicinal plants in the respective residential campus and utilize medicinal plants in their daily use. Today the “ Ayush Apke dwar” has been launched and we will continue to distribute the medicinal plants to the deserving people who can understand the knowledge about the medicinal plant and its utility. We have simultaneously launched the programme in Tawang, West Kameng, East Kameng, Capital complex, Lower Subansiri and Anjaw etc and hope we can able to provide medicinal plants to maximum numbers of beneficiaries,
Research officer D Yonggam, Research officer (Botany) Dr. T Dema, Research Assistant R Perme among others also spoke on the occasion. The technical officers also elaborate the utility of several medicinal plants available in neighborhoods and the jungle of state.
PRI leaders from various parts of the capital complex were present. The PRI leaders also share their experience and requirements.