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Union DoNER minister Dr. Jitendra Singh inaugurates the Cane and Bamboo Technology Park at Byrnihat in Ri Bhoi District of Meghalaya

Shillong, September 24, 2019 (MMP): Union DoNER minister Dr. Jitendra Singh inaugurated the Cane and Bamboo Technology Park at Byrnihat in Ri Bhoi District of Meghalaya. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Singh said that there are many unexplored potentials in North East and one of them is bamboo as more than 50% of India’s bamboos are found in this region.                          

        The Minister said that though the biggest storehouse of bamboo in the country is North East, the market of bamboo is extended all over India. Dr. Singh urged the youth of the region to utilize the home grown bamboo to produce different commodities which will help them to earn their livelihood sitting at home. Speaking on the occasion, the Secretary of North Eastern Council Ram Muivah said that the Cane and Bamboo Technology Park was a long awaited dream and today it got materialized. MPP

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