INDIA - The government of India is promoting bee keeping to ensure no shortfall in production.
The government is providing financial assistance under pollination support through beekeeping, a component of Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH).
i) production of nucleus stock of honey bees,
ii) production of honey bee colonies by bee breeders,
iii) distribution of honeybee colonies & beehives,
iv) distribution of a complete set of beekeeping equipments, including honey extractor, food grade plastic containers, honey extraction net, etc.
v) various capacity building programmes i.e. trainings/seminars/workshops etc.
In addition, Government has reconstituted the National Bee Board (NBB) for development of scientific beekeeping.
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