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R&D Support to VanDhan

The main purpose and aim for initiation of the R&D project on Non Timber Forest Produces (NTFP) by TRIFED is to come up with solution(s) in the form of an innovative low cost process/ technology that can be employed for optimum utilization of the available Non Timber Forest Produces; development of tools, implements, methodologies, processes etc. which result in increased harvesting and collection of Non Timber Forest Produce on a sustainable basis; development of appropriate technologies for post harvest management of NTFP concerning sorting, grading, cleaning, dusting, scientific storage, preliminary primary level processing for increasing shelf life /value addition , reducing wastage etc. 

TRIFED sponsors R&D projects with the financial support of Ministry of Tribal Affairs.