Alva’s Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital organises Alva’s Vanasiri for Forest Department personnel
Alva’s Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital on Tuesday organised Alva’s Vanasiri, an orientation programme for frontline Forest Department personnel on medicinal plants in association with Karnataka State Medicinal Plants Authority (KSMPA) of Bengaluru, in Moodbidri.
Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Chief Executive Officer of KSMPA G.A. Sudarshan, who inaugurated the programme, said that the gap between Forest Department and farmers should be bridged by exchanging knowledge on traditional medicinal plants to preserve them. He urged everyone to know the importance of such plants.
Presiding over the inaugural, Alva’s Education Foundation Chairman Mohan Alva said that agricultural universities, Ayurveda colleges and NGOs should join hands with the government to help conserving medicinal plants. “At…