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National Beekeeping & Honey Mission (NBHM)

Keeping in view the importance of beekeeping as part of the Integrated Farming System in the country, the government approved the allocation for Rs. 500 crore for National Beekeeping & Honey Mission (NBHM) for three years (2020-21 to 2022-23). The mission was announced as part of the AtmaNirbhar Bharat scheme. NBHM aims for the overall promotion & development of scientific beekeeping in the country to achieve the goal of ‘Sweet Revolution’ which is being implemented through National Bee Board (NBB).

NameNational Beekeeping and Honey Mission 
Also known asNBHM
Launch year2020
Launched byPM Narendra Modi
Time period2020-2023
Nodal MinistryMinistry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare
Objectiveto promote and improve scientific beekeeping nationally
Official websitehttps://nbb.gov.in/default.html

Objective and Benefits of National Beekeeping and Honey Mission

The main objective of NBHM is to promote holistic growth of beekeeping industry for income & employment generation for farm and non-farm households, to enhance agriculture/ horticulture production, developing infrastructural facilities, including setting up of Integrated Beekeeping Development Centre (IBDC)s/CoE, honey testing labs, bee disease diagnostic labs, custom hiring centers, Api-therapy centers, nucleus stock, bee breeders, etc. and empowerment of women through beekeeping. 

External links

Beekeeping

https://nbb.gov.in/default.html

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