The Mission will focus on development of bamboo in limited States where it has social, commercial and economical advantage, particularly in the North Eastern region and States including Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Kerala.
To achieve the above objectives, the Mission would adopt the following strategies:""
i) The Mission will focus on development of bamboo in limited States where it has social, commercial and economical advantage, particularly in the North Eastern region and other States including Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Other States with a potential and which evince interest may be considered for inclusion.""
ii) Production of genetically superior planting material of bamboo species with commercial and industrial demand. ""
iii) Adoption of end to end solution in bamboo sector i.e. complete value chain approach starting from bamboo growers to consumers would be emphasized. Focus will not only be given on production and productivity enhancement and good agronomic practices, but also on preservation, processing, product development, and marketing in an integrated manner adopting cluster approach involving inter alia Farmers Producers Organizations and Cooperatives. ""
iv) Since end to end solution for development of bamboo sector is envisaged, each stage of the value chain will require relevant expertise and networking for its effective implementation. Accordingly Mission shall provide a platform for pooling of resources and expertise of various Ministries/ Departments/ Agencies with implementation responsibilities given based on their competency and allocation of business rules, ensuring appropriate synergy and seamless development process.""
v) Besides product development, emphasis will also be given for higher economic realization to growers/producers through initiatives on export promotion and benefit of domestic market through market infrastructure, e-trading etc. ""
vi) Capacity building of the officials, field functionaries, entrepreneurs and farmers through skill development and trainings will be emphasised. ""
vii) Focus will be given on Research & Development (R&D) to increase the production and productivity of bamboo by identifying its superior clones, improvement of processing technology, development of new products and improvement of tools & machinery, etc.""
viii) Executive Committee (EC) headed by Secretary (DAC&FW) will oversee the implementation & monitoring of the Mission at national level. It will approve the Annual Action Plan (AAP) of the States and coordinate partnership, convergence & synergy among various Ministries/Departments. The EC will be assisted by two subcommittees.""
ix) State Level Executive Committee (SLEC) headed by Chief Secretary would be set up to oversee effective implementation of the programme in the States.""