Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Secretary, AYUSH Department, has called for promoting cultivation of medicinal plants to strengthen the sector.
Role of institutions
He suggested that Forest and Agriculture Departments take up more activities to promote cultivation of medicinal plants.
He also stressed on the contribution of institutions such as farmer producer organisations and Kudumbashree in order to improve supply of herbal raw drugs to meet the increasing demand.
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