23 additional Minor Forest produce items in MSP List

23 additional Minor Forest produce items included in MSP List under the Sponsored Scheme titled “Mechanism for Marketing of Minor Forest Produce (MFP) through Minimum Support Price (MSP) and development of value chain of MFP.

  1. Van Tulsi seeds (Ocimumgratissimum)
  2. Van Jeera (Vernonia anthelmintica)
  3. Betel nut raw (Areca catechu) Raw
  4. Betel nut Dry(Areca catechu) Dry
  5. Mushroom Dry (Agaricusbisporus) Dry
  6. Black rice (Oryza sativa L)
  7. Johar Rice (Oryza sativa)
  8. King Chilli (Capsicum chinense Jacq)
  9. Mustard (Brassica nigra)
  10. Raw Cashew (Anacardiumoccidentale) (Raw)
  11. Cashew Nut (Anacardiumoccidentale)
  12. Tamarind Seed (Tamarindusindica)
  13. Bamboo Brooms (Thysanolaena maxima)
  14. Gingerdry(Zingiberofficinale)
  15. Perilla dry(Perilla frutescens)
  16. Rosella (Hibiscus sabdariffa)
  17. Nutgall (Rhuschinensis)
  18. Zanthoxylum  Dried            (Zanthoxylumarmatum
  19. Jack Fruit Seed (Artocarpusheterophyllus) (Seeds
  20. Dry Anola (Phyllnthusemblica) (Dry)
  21. KachriBaheda (Terminalia bellerica)
  22. KachriHarra (Terminalia chebula)
  23. Seed lac (Kerria lacca)

14 of the newly added items, are not commercially grown in the North Eastern part of India but are found to grow in the wild in forests. Hence, the Ministry has favourably considered to include these specific items as MFP items for the North-East.


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