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North-East Cane and Bamboo Development Council (NECBDC)

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  • January 19, 2022
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North-East Cane and Bamboo Development Council (NECBDC)

Part of: Prelims and GS-III Economy

Context: NECBDC sponsored a training programme on “Bamboo Shoot Processing and Preservation” which was conducted by the NECBDC.

Key takeaways 

  • North East Cane and Bamboo Development Council (NECBDC) is under the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Govt. of India.
  • Formerly known as Cane and Bamboo Development Council (CBDC), NECBDC was incorporated with the objective of organizing the hitherto untapped bamboo sector of NE India.
  • It is located in Byrnihat, Assam.

About Bamboo shoots

  • Bamboo shoots or bamboo sprouts are the edible shoots (new bamboo culms that come out of the ground) of many bamboo species including Bambusa vulgaris and Phyllostachys edulis. 
  • They are used as vegetables in numerous Asian dishes and broths.

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