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Uttarakhand News: India’s first Himalayan Spice Garden Built In Sauni Ranikhet – Spice Garden

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The country’s first Himalayan Spice Garden has come into existence at Sauni in Almora, Uttarakhand. The Garden was inaugurated by Padma Shri Shekhar Pathak and he described it as extremely beneficial for the local farmers. Wild animals also do not harm them, due to which the cultivation of spices can prove to be a profitable deal for the farmers. At present, the Forest Department has established a garden of 27 to 30 types of spices here. Future research will also be done on other species. The Forest Department (Research) has developed Spice Garden at Sauni in Ranikhet forest area with the help of JAYA project. Padmashree Shekhar Pathak said that by motivating the farmers of hilly region to produce spices, their income can be increased. Chief Conservator of Forests Sanjeev Chaturvedi said that this garden will also prove beneficial from the point of view of tourism development.

Uttarakhand Forest Research Adviser Jogendra Bisht explained the importance of Spice Garden and gave information about the objectives. He said that various species growing in the forests and growing in the fields of farmers would be protected in the Garden. During this, all the officers and employees of the Forest Department were present.

These species of spices have been developed

Jambu, Black Cumin, Forest Ajwain, Cinnamon, Curry Leaves, Timur, Badri Tulsi, Aniseed Flowers, Saffron, Cardamom, Almora Patti, Lakhori Mirch, Wild Asafoetida, Himalayan Asafoetida, Alum, Forest Turmeric, Tejpat, Dolu etc.Himalayan Spice Garden has been established in Sauni in five acres of land. Presently, 27 to 30 varieties of spices have been developed. Himalayan Spice Garden is the first of its kind in the country. Spice species found in the Himalayan region have been developed here. More than 10 onion species have been developed. Due to this, where tourism will develop in future, farmers will also be aware about the cultivation of spices.
Sanjeev Chaturvedi, Chief Conservator of Forests.

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The country’s first Himalayan Spice Garden has come into existence at Sauni in Almora, Uttarakhand. The Garden was inaugurated by Padma Shri Shekhar Pathak and he described it as extremely beneficial for the local farmers. Wild animals also do not harm them, due to which the cultivation of spices can prove to be a profitable deal for the farmers. At present, the Forest Department has established a garden of 27 to 30 types of spices here. Future research will also be done on other species.

The Forest Department (Research) has developed Spice Garden at Sauni in Ranikhet forest area with the help of JAYA project. Padmashree Shekhar Pathak said that by motivating the farmers of hilly region to produce spices, their income can be increased. Chief Conservator of Forests Sanjeev Chaturvedi said that this garden will also prove beneficial from the point of view of tourism development.

Uttarakhand Forest Research Adviser Jogendra Bisht explained the importance of Spice Garden and gave information about the objectives. He said that various species growing in the forests and growing in the fields of farmers would be protected in the Garden. During this, all the officers and employees of the Forest Department were present.

These species of spices have been developed

Jambu, Black Cumin, Forest Ajwain, Cinnamon, Curry Leaves, Timur, Badri Tulsi, Aniseed Flowers, Saffron, Cardamom, Almora Patti, Lakhori Mirch, Wild Asafoetida, Himalayan Asafoetida, Alum, Forest Turmeric, Tejpat, Dolu etc.

Himalayan Spice Garden has been established in Sauni in five acres of land. Presently, 27 to 30 varieties of spices have been developed. Himalayan Spice Garden is the first of its kind in the country. Spice species found in the Himalayan region have been developed here. More than 10 onion species have been developed. Due to this, where tourism will develop in future, farmers will also be aware about the cultivation of spices.

Sanjeev Chaturvedi, Chief Conservator of Forests.

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