State Mission Director (NBM) & Managing Director
    Maharashtra Bamboo Development Board
    Besides Katol Road Toll Naka
    Makardhokda, Nagpur-440013.
    91-0712-2970562 , 2970562

Success Stories

  1. Maharashtra Bamboo Development Board

    Maharashtra bamboo Development Board was established by the Government of Maharashtra in 2016 with a mandate to oversee the plantation of bamboo in the state of Maharashtra, with larger emphasis on plantation on farm lands and supplement farm income and contribute towards resilience to climate change as well as availability of quality raw material requirement of industries.

  2. Gadchiroli Agarbatti Project

    Gadchiroli Agarbatti Project (GAP) is an initiative of National Bamboo Mission (NBM) Gadchiroli District Administration and Forest Department, through agarbatti making to provide sustainable solution to the most acute problem, employment of the district using the natural raw material which is available in abundance in the district. The project is being implemented through 40 such agarbatti production centres spread across the district engaging around 800 women in the production activity. The women covered under the project were provided on the job training and in total 24 tons of raw agarbatti were produced by these women in May 2020. The net revenue generated in May 2020 was around Rs.17 lacs and around Rs.330,000 were disbursed as wages to these women. Even during COVID crises GAP produced 150 tons of agarbatti in April and May 2020 and distributed around Rs.30 lacs as wages in Gadchiroli. In May 2020, MBDB supported GAP with 25 new Agarbatti Machines and Rs.645000 towards working capital for Hand Rolled Agarbatti making project When the country was facing such a sever pandemic situation due to COVID, the support provided by MDBD really helped around 350 families with stable income source. GAP could disbursed around Rs.30 lacs as wages in the month of April and May 2020 to 1100 women of the district.