Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture
To promote the growth of the bamboo sector through as an area based regionally differentiated strategy;
To increase the coverage of area under bamboo in potential areas, with improved varieties to enhance yields;
To promote marketing of bamboo and bamboo based handicrafts;
To establish convergence and synergy among stake-holders for the development of bamboo;
To promote, develop and disseminate technologies through a seamless blend of traditional wisdom and modern scientific knowledge.
To generate employment opportunities for skilled and unskilled persons, especially unemployed youths.